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Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy: Business (17 Oct 2017)

Claire Perry: Holding answer received on 11 October 2017 The Clean Growth strategy, which the Department published on 12th October, reiterated the Government’s objective to protect UK companies against high energy costs. It also confirmed the manifesto commitment to establish an Industrial Energy Efficiency Scheme to help companies cut their energy use and bills, which would support this....

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy: Housing (17 Oct 2017)

Claire Perry: Holding answer received on 12 October 2017 The number of fuel poor households which have an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) below Band C can be seen in the table below: Band F/G Band E Band D Total Below Band C Number of fuel poor households (000’s) Proportion of all in this Band that are fuel poor (%) Number of fuel poor households (000’s)...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Small Businesses: Technology (17 Oct 2017)

Claire Perry: Holding answer received on 12 October 2017 Through the Industrial Strategy, we are working with UK industry to support small businesses to flourish and grow across the UK. Alongside the government’s Digital Strategy it will provide the conditions to ensure the UK is the best place to start and grow a digital business, trial a new technology, or undertake advanced research. We...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Boilers (17 Oct 2017)

Claire Perry: Holding answer received on 16 October 2017 The primary support relating to energy efficient measures for low income and vulnerable households is the Energy Company Obligation, which is worth £640m per year. In April 2017 we reformed the scheme, so that 70% of the support is directed at low income and vulnerable households. Gas boiler replacement and repair is permitted under...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Heating: Housing (17 Oct 2017)

Claire Perry: Holding answer received on 16 October 2017 The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy holds data on the physical characters of properties in England only, which has been collected and supplied by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG). The table below shows the number of households and proportion of households that do not have an effective...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Housing: Insulation (17 Oct 2017)

Claire Perry: Holding answer received on 16 October 2017 The energy performance ratings of homes are influenced by a number of factors beyond insulation, including the heating system deployed. Since 2010 the number of homes in England rated EPC band D or below has fallen by 2.4 million. Table: Number of homes (000’s) in England rated EPC band D or below Number of homes (000’s)...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy: Standards (17 Oct 2017)

Claire Perry: The Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property)(England and Wales) Regulations 2015 require that all landlords of domestic (and non-domestic) privately rented properties in England and Wales ensure that, from 1 April 2018, their properties reach at least an energy performance rating of E before granting a tenancy to new or existing tenants, unless a prescribed exemption applies. The...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (17 Oct 2017)

Claire Perry: The Department announced these changes in a response to consultation published on 16 December 2016. The Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2017 were laid on 30 August 2017 and came into force on 20 September 2017.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Iron and Steel: Energy (17 Oct 2017)

Claire Perry: The Government is fully aware of the importance of energy costs for the UK steel industry, and we are acting to keep them as low as possible. To date, the Government has paid over £190 million in compensation to the steel sector since 2013 to compensate for the cumulative impact of energy and climate change policies on industrial electricity prices.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Tata Steel: Pensions (17 Oct 2017)

Claire Perry: The Government has been working hard with the unions to secure a sustainable future for Tata Steel UK 8,200 employees, including those at its Port Talbot primary steelmaking plant. Details of the joint venture process are still to be worked out. However Tata has said it will honour the commitments it made earlier this year. Indeed, following the Joint Venture agreement between Tata Steel...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy Intensive Industries (17 Oct 2017)

Claire Perry: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: BAE Systems: Warrington (16 Oct 2017)

Claire Perry: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Industry (10 Oct 2017)

Claire Perry: There is good progress being made on a number of early sector deals, including the life sciences sector, which published a report to Government last week and intent to have reached agreement on six sector deals for the white paper later this year. The early sector deals will serve as an example of how Government can work with sectors of the economy to enhance their earning power. We are...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Climate Change Convention (9 Oct 2017)

Claire Perry: The Government is committed to tackling climate change and to the Paris Agreement. We have been among the most successful countries in the developed world in growing our economy while reducing emissions. Since 1990, we have cut emissions by more than 40 per cent while our economy has grown by two thirds. This is the best performance amongst G7 nations. PWC has recently found the UK is leading...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Employment: Disability (9 Oct 2017)

Claire Perry: Ministers and officials in the Department have regular discussions with the Department for Work and Pensions about a range of issues including disability employment, industrial strategy and the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices. Areas of collaboration between our Departments include those outlined in the publications “Fuller Working Lives: a partnership approach” and...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Females (9 Oct 2017)

Claire Perry: As of 17th September 2017, the core Industrial Strategy Team within BEIS is led by Alexandra Jones, and employs 20 men and 18 women.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Females (9 Oct 2017)

Claire Perry: I refer the honourable Member to the answer I gave her on 13 September 2017, to Question 9015: http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-quest ions-answers-statements/written-question/Commons/2017-09-06/ 9015/. We are unable to provide an answer as this information is not centrally held and could only be obtained at disproportionate costs.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Food: Waste Disposal (9 Oct 2017)

Claire Perry: The Government’s Clean Growth Strategy will be published shortly. This will set out our proposals for decarbonising the UK economy through the 2020s. We have already made good progress on food waste collection, with 52% of local authorities in England providing food waste collections in 2015/16, either separate or mixed with garden waste. This is an increase from 27% in 2009. The Waste...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Housing: Insulation (6 Oct 2017)

Claire Perry: The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy holds data on the number of insulation measures installed though central Government Schemes. This includes measures delivered through the Carbon Emission Reduction Target (CERT), Community Energy Saving Programme (CESP), Warm Front, Energy Company Obligation (ECO) and the Green Deal. This excludes insulation fitted to new homes....

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Metals: Industry (20 Sep 2017)

Claire Perry: Ministers and officials have engaged extensively on EU exit with metals companies and representative bodies across the UK. Most recently, my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy discussed the trade regime post-EU exit at a meeting of the Steel Council on 7th September. We want to achieve the best possible outcome and the strongest possible...


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