Robert Halfon: ...through industry-expert task and finish groups to consider current and future demand for skills including for power generation, oil and gas, carbon capture, and hydrogen. Please refer to the North Sea Transition Authority for further information on the work ongoing to ensure workers in offshore oil and gas have the skills they need for the green economy, including offshore wind.
Zarah Sultana: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether there is a functioning sprinkler system on the Bibby Stockholm.
Stephanie Peacock: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how frequently the new Strategic Lawsuits against Public Participation Taskforce intends to meet.
Andrew Griffith: ...MPC at the Bank of England, as they take action to return inflation to target of 2%. Second, making difficult but responsible decisions on tax and spending so we are not adding fuel to the fire. Third, tackling some of the causes of high inflation, including by introducing the labour market package at the Spring 2023 Budget, as the relative resilience of the economy and the tightness in...
Victoria Atkins: HMRC’s lawyers considered all relevant legal points when providing the advice that informed HMRC’s approach to collecting disguised remuneration tax liabilities including the Loan Charge from employers and, where appropriate, employees.
Lord Roberts of Llandudno: ...His Majesty's Government what steps they have taken to ensure that asylum seekers housed on a waterborne barge are able to access necessary help in any emergency, including a medical emergency or fire.
Lord Callanan: The Government regularly publishes its view of the levelised cost of generating a unit of electricity from various technologies, including renewables and gas-fired power generation with CCUS, in the Electricity generation costs report which was updated in 2023.
Graham Stuart: The Government supports new licensing rounds in the North Sea to slow the decline in production from what is a mature basin while supporting industry to reduce production emissions. As reaffirmed in the Powering Up Britain Energy Security Plan, the North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA) launched the 33rd oil and gas exploration licensing round in October last year and is expected to award the...
Matthew Offord: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, if she will make it her policy to promote the North Sea as a location for carbon capture, usage and storage technology.
Graham Stuart: Recent research from the North Sea Transition Authority shows that the production of gas extracted from the UK Continental Shelf has an average emission intensity of 21 kilogrammes of CO2 kgCO2e/boe, whereas imported Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) has a significantly higher average production and transportation intensity of 79 kgCO2e/boe. This means that domestically produced gas releases...
Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle: To ask His Majesty's Government what plans they have to improve methods to measure the amount and types of microplastic and microfibres in rivers, lakes, seas and their sediments.
Andrew Murrison: ...School (RHS) and sits on the school's Board of Governors. Until formal governance can be modernised via legislation, the Greenwich Hospital Advisory Board including DGH, chaired by the Second Sea Lord, has established closer engagement with Governors and the RHS senior leadership team to ensure the effective delivery of education and Greenwich Hospital's objectives at the RHS.
Lyn Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to the report entitled, "They Fired on Us Like Rain": Saudi Arabian Mass Killings of Ethiopian Migrants at the Yemen-Saudi Border, published by Human Rights Watch on 21 August 2023, whether he has made representations to authorities in Saudi Arabia on the alleged killing of hundreds of Ethiopian...
Tan Dhesi: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, with reference to his visit to China in August 2023, whether he discussed freedom of navigation in the South China Sea with Chinese officials.
Matthew Offord: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to promote diversity in the fire service in England.
Graham Stuart: The Government does not hold this data. North Sea Transition Authority analysis shows that domestically produced gas releases around one quarter the carbon dioxide during the process of extraction, treatment and transportation, when compared to imported liquefied natural gas.
James Heappey: ...in upholding international law and freedom of navigation. In 2016 the Permanent Court of Arbitration declared that China has no legal basis to claim its "historic" rights in the South China Sea. Our maritime presence in the region has grown, with the deployment of two Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs), HMS SPEY and HMS TAMAR, supporting our persistent presence approach. HMS SPEY last...
James Cartlidge: ...of £322 million. HMS Vanguard’s refit and refuel commenced in February 2016. Whilst HMS Vanguard has left His Majesty's Naval Base (HMNB) Devonport, the upkeep project continues with post refit sea trials. I am withholding the estimated cost as its disclosure would prejudice commercial interests.
John Whittingdale: ... 1998 17513 Mark Power GERMAN BIGHT Thursday 24 August 1995; The Shipping Forecast Silver gelatin print with text sand-blasted on glass 2000 19031 Kudzanai-Violet Hwami Tongue on Fire oil and acrylic on canvas 2021 19106 Lindsey Mendick A Girl After My Own Heart glazed ceramic 2022 19107 Lindsey Mendick A Sense of Occasion glazed ceramic 2022 19108 Lindsey...
Sarah Green: To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether his Department plans to publish online guidance for leaseholders who do not qualify for protection under the Building Safety Act 2022 on the circumstances in which they are required to pay for cladding remediation costs.