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Results 281–300 of 400 for "crown estate" in the 'Written Answers'

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Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Wind Power (4 Feb 2009)

Mike O'Brien: ...set to remain so in 2009. The UK remains an attractive market for offshore wind and companies continue to invest, with more than 90 UK and international companies registering their interest with the Crown Estate for round three. It would be inappropriate to give a running ministerial commentary on how currency movements affect commercial investments by private companies like those involved...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Wind Power: Coastal Areas (11 Jun 2007)

Malcolm Wicks: The Department has begun to explore options with the Crown Estate, for the siting of further large-scale offshore renewables development. Any consideration of further programmes of commercial-scale offshore wind farms will be based on a strategic environmental assessment (SEA). It may also be necessary to undertake Appropriate Assessments, depending on the locations identified for a further...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Devolution: Northern Ireland and Scotland (14 Sep 2018)

David Lidington: ...of the Summer Time Act 1972) There are also powers which are devolved to the Scottish Parliament and not to the Northern Ireland Assembly, including stamp duty, Landfill tax, management of Crown Estate assets and some income tax.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Royal Palaces (13 Nov 2001)

Kim Howells: ...'s Household: 4 (xi) Gatekeepers and security staff: 6 (xii) Firepatrolmen in the Queen's Household: 4 (xiii) Craftsmen and porters in the Queen's Household: 19 (xiv) Royal Collection staff: 4 (xv) Crown Estate gardeners: 2 (xvi) Military Knights at Windsor Castle (Pensioners): 13 (xvii) Pensioners: 43 (xviii) Commercial: 16 Total: 244. The total of (i) and (ii) is 39 and the list of posts...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Wind Power (11 Jul 2013)

Michael Fallon: ...an industry-led Offshore Wind Programme Board to implement the taskforce's recommendations. Details of its progress, including meeting minutes and implementation updates, are published on the Crown Estate website: www.thecrownestate.co.uk/energy-infrastructure/offshore-wind -energy/working-with-us/offshore-wind-programme-board/

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Wind Power (17 Dec 2008)

Mike O'Brien: ...to improve access to the grid and speeding up the planning process. With more than 90 UK and international companies registering their interest for new offshore wind development rights with the Crown Estate under the Round 3 competition, the expansion of offshore wind in UK waters remains very much on course.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland: Electricity (28 Apr 2004)

Ian Pearson: A private sector consortium, with consent from the Crown Estate, is currently investigating the technical, environmental and financial feasibility of the Tunes Plateau site. It is only on completion of this work that the exact size, configuration and location of any potential wind farm can be determined. If, having completed the feasibility studies, the consortium wishes to proceed with a...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Wind Power: Seas and Oceans (22 Feb 2016)

George Eustice: ...on the extent of the environmental impacts of offshore renewable energy installations, the Offshore Renewables Joint Industry Programme (ORJIP) was initiated by DECC, Marine Scotland and The Crown Estate. ORJIP includes a longer-term project to improve empirical evidence on the impacts of offshore renewables on marine species, such as birds and marine mammals. Further information is...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Wind Power: Costs (29 Nov 2011)

Charles Hendry: ...Task Force, which is due to report in the spring next year, is chaired by Andrew Jamieson, Chair of Renewable UK, and supported by 15 other members from industry with support from Government and The Crown Estate. The Task Force has met twice since it was established. DECC is also providing a further £30 million of direct innovation support for offshore wind cost reduction. The first £5...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Wind Generators (9 Dec 2002)

Mr Brian Wilson: ..., my Department is considering one application in England and Wales and the Scottish Executive are considering seven applications in Scotland. Out of 20 potential offshore sites offered by the Crown Estate in April 2001, the DTI and Scottish Executive are currently considering proposals in respect of 11 sites and a further two have now been granted construction consent under section 36 of...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Wind Farms (1 Sep 2004)

Stephen Timms: ...impacts on the environment and on birds in particular. One of the outcomes of this close working is that applicants for consents for those offshore wind farm developments proposed under Round 2 of Crown Estate leasing, will be required to provide two years of bird survey data as part of the environmental reports that are submitted with consent applications.

Written Answers — Treasury: Public Bodies (26 Nov 2001)

Ruth Kelly: ...table: Name of body Status of body Number of ministerial appointments Building Societies Commission(14) Part of the Registry of Friendly Societies (Government body) 8 Commissioners Crown Estate Commission Crown Office 8 Commissioners Financial Services Authority Private Company limited by Guarantee 14 Appointments Friendly Societies Commission(14) Part of the...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Wind Farms (20 May 2002)

Mr Brian Wilson: The sites in the first round of offshore windfarm developments were selected by developers who then made applications for site leases to the Crown Estate, as landlord of the seabed within territorial waters. Of the 18 projects there are no Ministry of Defence objections to 13. The Ministry of Defence are in dialogue with the remaining five developers and would hope to bring the matter to a...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Renewable Energy (25 Jan 2010)

David Kidney: ...and is awaiting construction; and over 10GW of future projects are going through the planning process. In terms of the contribution of offshore wind under Round 3 to meeting this target, the Crown Estate has awarded Zone Development Agreements for the construction of up to 32GW of offshore wind by 2020. This figure represents potential; actual delivery will depend on a range of factors...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Civil Servants: Manpower (2 Feb 2010)

Angela Smith: ...Science Laboratory Central Statistical Office Central Veterinary Laboratory Charity Commission Chessington Computer Centre Civil Service College Coastguard Agency Companies House Court Service Crown Estate Office Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Crown Prosecution Service Customs and Excise Defence Accounts Agency Defence Analytical Services Agency Defence Animal Centre Defence Bills...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Official Residences (26 Oct 2018)

David Lidington: ...to government ministers are:Flats above 10 and 11 Downing Street, which are available for the Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer respectively;1 Carlton Gardens, leased from the Crown Estate, which has been used as the official residence for the Foreign Secretary;Three flats in Admiralty House, to be allocated at the Prime Minister’s discretion; andHillsborough Castle and...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: 1 Carlton Gardens (27 Mar 2012)

William Hague: ...11,245.95 58,995 Furniture 0 2,154 Furniture repairs 6,986 0 Total facilities management supplier costs 42,479 247,348 Security maintenance 0 18,729 FCO services 0 1,380 Crown Estate (external redecorators) 0 0 Other suppliers maintenance costs 0 20,109 Total Maintenance Costs 57,936 283,100

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Cetaceans (5 Jul 2005)

Ben Bradshaw: ...action plans which call for studies into the effects of underwater sounds on cetacean species. The Department also contributes to the Inter Agency Committee for Marine Science and Technology and a Crown Estate initiative which includes sound research and development in relation to piling noise for wind farms. The Department would need to assess the results of research before considering...

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Wind Power: Planning Permission (4 Jun 2013)

Mark Prisk: In 2009, the Crown Estate identified nine areas for Round 3 offshore wind farms. The Planning Inspectorate was not involved in the identification of these areas. Successful developer partners for these sites were announced in January 2010. These developers are required to submit planning applications to the Planning Inspectorate or Marine Scotland to gain planning consent. Applications have...

Written Answers — Deputy Prime Minister: Marine Aggregates (23 Oct 2003)

Yvette Cooper: ...a coastal impact study. This is the subject of careful analysis and wide consultation and, if necessary, additional investigations before a decision is taken. All licences that are issued by the Crown Estate are subject to conditions specified by Government to make sure that any environmental impacts are minimised. Licences are time-limited so that the position can be reconsidered if...


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