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Clause 19: Power to Require Security (10 Apr 1989)

Kevin Barron: First, I should like to comment briefly on the absence of Conservative Members. The hon. Member for Gordon (Mr. Bruce) will remember our debate in Committee on fuel poverty. From the beginning of the sitting at 10.30 am until 7 pm every Tory Back Bencher who spoke defended the code of practice, only to be wiped off the floor when the Secretary of State spoke later. Perhaps Tory Members are...

Prayers: Energy Efficiency Bill ( 6 Feb 1998)

Angela Eagle: It may help hon. Members to know that the Government have established an interdepartmental committee on fuel poverty and that we are studying precisely how we can target help at the problem the hon. Member for Worthing, West (Mr. Bottomley) has described. We are also reviewing the home energy efficiency scheme. Initial results appear to suggest, as the hon. Member said, that a serious problem...

Public Bill Committee: Energy Bill: Written evidence to be reported to the House ( 5 Feb 2008)

...and those who live in rural areas. Perhaps you want to revisit that—for example, by considering whether children should be included in that category. When I was speaking to the Scottish Affairs Committee on fuel poverty in Scotland, that certainly seemed to concern them. Finally, you have the reinstatement as a secondary duty of sustainability. I think those are your five models. I...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Social Development: Public Housing Stock ( 6 May 2008)

Margaret Ritchie: I fully understand and empathise with the sentiments that the Member expressed. I will chair an urgently called meeting tomorrow with the inter-departmental committee on fuel poverty, which will be attended by members of the Fuel Poverty Advisory Group. I have asked the members of that committee to bring their proposals to the meeting. Although I hold responsibility for the alleviation of...

Scottish Parliament: Fuel Poverty (23 Jan 2013)

Liam McArthur: ...Government or are taken forward by energy companies, are structured in ways that make them accessible to all. Those points were made to David Sigsworth, the chair of the minister’s advisory committee on fuel poverty, when he visited Orkney last summer. He saw at first hand some of the innovative work that is being done in Orkney in tailoring insulation and other energy-efficient...

Public Bill Committee: Digital Economy Bill: Written evidence reported to the House (13 Oct 2016)

...The British Computer Society DEB 25 Alliance for Intellectual Property DEB 26 Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales DEB 27 Internet Service Providers Association (ISPA UK) DEB 28 Committee on Fuel Poverty (CFP) DEB 29 National Union of Journalists DEB 30 Andrews & Arnold Ltd DEB 31 StepChange Debt Charity DEB 32 Pete Moorey, Head of Campaigns, Which? DEB 33 The...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fuel Poverty ( 2 Nov 2016)

Caroline Lucas: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions he has had with the Committee on Fuel Poverty on providing additional funds for energy efficiency from National Infrastructure funds to meet (a) the 2030 fuel energy efficiency target and (b) the interim milestones in England; and if he will publish details of such discussions.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Public Appointments (19 Dec 2016)

Margot James: ...National Nuclear Laboratory 1 new appointment Chair Coal Authority 1 new appointment 1 re-appointment Chair Member Committee on Radioactive Waste Management 6 new appointments Members Committee on Fuel Poverty 1 new appointment Chair

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Public Appointments (20 Dec 2016)

Margot James: ... Member Competitions Markets Authority 3 new appointments Member Companies House 3 new appointments Member Civil Nuclear Police Authority 2 new appointments Chair and Member Committee on Fuel Poverty 1 new appointment Chair

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fuel Poverty ( 2 Mar 2017)

Jesse Norman: ...current policies. Government will consider this and other evidence provided by stakeholders as part of the design of any future fuel poverty schemes. In particular it will consider the views of the Committee on Fuel Poverty. Government recently confirmed plans to reform the Energy Company Obligation, which is worth £640m per year. In 2017-18, 70% of the scheme will be directed at low...

Fuel Poverty (14 Mar 2017)

Paul Scully: ...energy bills. Pensioners also get further help through the winter fuel allowance. The Government retain the goal of insulating 1 million more homes by 2020. However, I remain concerned that the Committee on Fuel Poverty, which advises the Government on this matter, raised serious doubts in September 2016 that the 2020 and 2025 fuel poverty energy efficiency milestones can be achieved. It...

Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Bill [Lords]: Fuel Poverty (21 Mar 2017)

Nick Hurd: ...apply and the approaches to be taken when making progress towards the fuel poverty target. The strategy set out the importance of effective levels of public accountability and the role that the Committee on Fuel Poverty, a non-departmental public body formerly known as the Fuel Poverty Advisory Group, will play in that. I welcome the insight and challenge that the committee brings as we...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Committee on Fuel Poverty (24 Mar 2017)

Alan Whitehead: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate he has made of the amount of spending by his Department on supporting the activities of the Committee on Fuel Poverty in each month in the last three years; and if he will make a statement.

Fuel Poverty (11 Dec 2018)

Richard Harrington: ...Our 2015 fuel poverty strategy for England committed us to ensuring appropriate parliamentary scrutiny as we take action to tackle fuel poverty. That commitment to transparency is why we created the Committee on Fuel Poverty and why we hold the annual debates. The problem of fuel poverty crosses party lines and needs action from many different stakeholders. I welcome all contributions...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fuel Poverty (25 Feb 2019)

Lord Bird: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the recommendations of the Committee on Fuel Poverty annual report 2018, published on 7 November 2018; what steps they are taking, if any, to implement those recommendations in advance of (1) the Comprehensive Spending Review, and (2) the revisions to the current Fuel Poverty Strategy for England; and what assessment they have...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fuel Poverty ( 7 May 2019)

Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the 2018 Annual Report of the Committee on Fuel Poverty, what steps his Department is taking to respond to the recommendation for a new Clean Growth Fuel Poverty Challenge Fund.

A Green Industrial Revolution (15 Jan 2020)

Alan Brown: ...Government will have invested £1 billion in energy efficiency programmes. The one energy efficiency measure that the UK Government brought in is the energy company obligation scheme—ECO. But the Committee on Fuel Poverty states that that is not helping the people who require it the most. In effect, that means that those who struggle to pay their bills for energy costs now pay extra on...

Energy Efficiency Measures: Net Zero Buildings (26 Feb 2020)

Alan Brown: ...systems decarbonised, so it is crucial that they are as energy efficient as possible. The Government have one live scheme for home insulation measures: the energy company obligation scheme. Yet the Committee on Fuel Poverty states that those measures do not target the right people, so that needs to be reviewed as well. Another spin-off of energy efficiency measures can be the regeneration...

Fuel Poverty and Energy Price Caps — [Christina Rees in the Chair] (19 Nov 2020)

Alan Brown: .... Maybe that could be addressed when the national infrastructure plan is published. My hon. Friend the Member for Linlithgow and East Falkirk mentioned the energy company obligation scheme. The committee on fuel poverty states that those measures do not actually help those who most need help, which confirms the need for direct, targeted investment. We do not want another failure like the...

Electricity (27 Apr 2021)

Alan Brown: ...people will be helped and how many people were previously helped at debt levels over £2,000 who will still have debt, even if they get assistance through the scheme? What is her response to the Committee on Fuel Poverty, which says that only 15% of the UK Government spend on fuel poverty actually reaches the fuel-poor? Will she listen to recommendations from industry, the third sector and...


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