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Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Committee on Fuel Poverty: Termination of Employment (24 May 2024)

Julian Knight: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, how many staff have left the Committee on Fuel Poverty in each year since its creation.

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Committee on Fuel Poverty: Training (23 Oct 2023)

Julian Knight: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, how much the Committee on Fuel Poverty spent on equality and diversity training in the 2022-23 financial year.

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Fuel Poverty ( 7 Sep 2023)

Amanda Solloway: Fuel poverty is devolved. In England, the Government continues to work with the Committee on Fuel Poverty and other key stakeholders to understand the most effective ways of tackling fuel poverty, including through regular review of relevant academic research. We are currently reviewing the fuel poverty strategy for England and will consult on our approach as part of the review.

Public Bill Committee: Energy Bill [Lords]: New Clause 1 - Smart meter roll-out for prepayment customers (27 Jun 2023)

...was therefore a relief when action was taken in April, and a code of practice was introduced by Ofgem, but we have to wonder why the scheme is voluntary rather than compulsory. Just yesterday, the Committee on Fuel Poverty, in its annual report, expressed disappointment with Ofgem’s code of practice, stating that it is “disappointingly limited in ambition”. We have to wonder what the...

7. Debate on the Equality and Social Justice Committee Report — Fuel poverty and the Warm Homes Programme (21 Sep 2022)

Jane Hutt: Diolch, Dirprwy Lywydd. I do welcome the inquiry and report from the Equality and Social Justice Committee on fuel poverty and the Warm Homes programme, and thank Members for their contributions in this important debate today. But the report from this inquiry makes a valuable contribution to the delivery of our programmes and initiatives to tackle the cost-of-living crisis, particularly in...

Fuel Poverty ( 8 Jul 2021)

Martyn Day: ...conditions. Yet if those in fuel poverty choose to eat well they run other risks: living in a cold house increases their chance of suffering from heart attack, stroke or respiratory illness. The Committee on Fuel Poverty has already documented the correlation between cold homes and excess winter deaths and the World Health Organisation estimates that 30% of excess winter deaths are...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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: 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.

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...

Fuel Poverty (14 Mar 2017)

Jesse Norman: ...speech on how we can support efforts to tackle fuel poverty in the UK. The Government recognise that fuel poverty is a significant issue, affecting households throughout the United Kingdom, as the Committee on Fuel Poverty rightly highlighted in its 2016 report. I massively welcome the insight and challenge to Government that the committee brings. I also welcome the fact that it can help...

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...

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: 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: 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.


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