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Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Energy: Meters (23 Feb 2015)

Amber Rudd: The Smart Metering Implementation Programme sets the policy and regulatory framework under which energy suppliers roll out smart meters across Great Britain. It ensures that the benefits of the rollout are delivered to consumers and to Great Britain as a whole. No consideration was given to seeking payment for the costs of the Smart Metering Implementation Programme from the energy companies.

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Housing: Carbon Emissions (17 Mar 2015)

Amber Rudd: The Department is reviewing the report by the Zero Carbon Hub on Assessing Overheating Risk as well as the other Evidence Review Reports which have been produced. We will take steps to ensure the Zero Carbon Hub’s research can be made relevant to the development of the tools used to assess household energy performance such as the Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP).

Energy and Climate Change: Low-carbon Economy (24 Mar 2016)

Amber Rudd: My Department is committed to providing investors with certainty, and I set out a clear vision for this Government’s energy policy last November in order to achieve just that. In the past month, we have provided certainty on the capacity market, on contracts for difference auctions over the next four years and on taxation for the UK’s oil and gas industry.

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Topical Questions (26 Feb 2018)

Amber Rudd: This is an area that we will constantly keep under review. It is an area that is sometimes covered by the Cabinet. We have the national cyber-security strategy, backed up by the National Cyber Security Centre. It is something we are very aware of and will continue to discuss in order to make sure that this country is kept safe.

Public Bill Committee: Finance (No. 2) Bill: Clause 4 - Indexation of limits and allowances under ITA 2007 (29 Apr 2014)

...Pearce, Chris Williamson Voting no: Lorely Burt, Charlie Elphicke, Richard Fuller, David Gauke, Duncan Hames, Chris Heaton-Harris, Kwasi Kwarteng, Mark Menzies, Nicky Morgan, Christopher Pincher, Amber Rudd, Alec Shelbrooke, Henry Smith, Heather Wheeler

Public Bill Committee: Finance (No. 2) Bill: (Except clauses 1, 5 to 7, 11, 72 to 74 and 112, schedule 1, and certain new clauses and new schedules) - Clause 12 - Recommended medical treatment (1 May 2014)

..., Chris Williamson Voting no: Caroline Dinenage, Charlie Elphicke, Richard Fuller, Mark Garnier, David Gauke, Chris Heaton-Harris, Kwasi Kwarteng, Mark Menzies, Nicky Morgan, Christopher Pincher, Amber Rudd, David Rutley, Alec Shelbrooke, Henry Smith, Ian Swales, Heather Wheeler

Public Bill Committee: Finance Bill: Clause 113 - Bank levy: miscellaneous changes (10 Jun 2014)

...Dinenage, James Duddridge, Charlie Elphicke, Richard Fuller, Mark Garnier, David Gauke, Duncan Hames, Chris Heaton-Harris, Kwasi Kwarteng, Andrea Leadsom, Mark Menzies, Christopher Pincher, Amber Rudd, Ian Swales, Heather Wheeler

Energy and Climate Change: Climate Change: Adaptation Costs (11 Feb 2016)

Amber Rudd: I agree with the hon. Gentleman that addressing buildings is an incredibly important part of trying to meet the renewable energy targets that we have set for 2020 through the EU. I am working closely with the Department for Communities and Local Government to see what action we can take to address that, but buildings are an important part of the mix.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Thermal Insulation (4 Sep 2014)

Amber Rudd: The CIGA (Cavity Insulation Guarantee Agency) 25 Year Insurance-backed warranty covers defects in material or workmanship in connection with the installation of the cavity wall insulation; the guarantee does not cover the effects of flooding. Recourse for the homeowner following the effects of flooding would usually be through buildings insurance and will of course depend upon the terms of...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Green Deal Scheme (12 Sep 2014)

Amber Rudd: The Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) is applied for by householders on a non means tested basis across England and Wales. Currently the department has not published any geographic breakdowns on GDHIF, as these would form part of the more detailed quarterly series of statistics (

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Public Expenditure (15 Jan 2015)

Amber Rudd: The purpose and function of spending categorised under professional services includes principally outsourced programme management, project management, financial advice, legal services and economic consultancy and research. The level of spending on professional services varies from time to time according to business needs and the stage of the major programmes and projects which the department...

Department of Energy and Climate Change: Wholesale Energy Prices (19 Nov 2015)

Amber Rudd: My hon. Friend is right to say that interconnection can bring important, significant benefits to consumers by enabling access to cheaper electricity overseas, lowering household bills and supporting security of supply. The IFA2 project, along with others involving France, Norway, Belgium, Denmark and Ireland, is progressing through Ofgem’s regulatory regime, which is designed to bring...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Department for Energy and Climate Change: EU Law (3 May 2016)

Amber Rudd: The information requested is publicly available on the website of the European Commission where the infringement cases for each member state can be found. This includes the infringement and the decision. These records go back to 2002 (though my department was only created in 2008) and can be found here.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Pupil Premium (24 Jun 2013)

Amber Rudd: The two new academies in Hastings, the Hastings academy and St Leonards academy, were both rated 2 by Ofsted recently, which is a tremendous move forward for them. The Ofsted report particularly highlighted the fact that the pupil premium had made a great difference to the most socially disadvantaged. Would the Minister like to join me in congratulating the schools and their leadership?

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Television (12 Sep 2014)

Amber Rudd: The Department has no recorded expenditure on the purchase of televisions in either year. The Department of Energy & Climate Change did not purchase any televisions in 2013. In 2014 three televisions were purchased at a cost of £851.82. In addition, two televisions were purchased as part of a new video-conferencing kit (for which they are exclusively used) but these were not priced separately.

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Biofuels (6 Nov 2014)

Amber Rudd: Holding answer received on 05 November 2014 In 2013, biomass fuelled technologies (animal and plant biomass, and co-firing) supplied 18 per cent of renewable electricity generation and 76 per cent of renewable heat consumption. Source: Digest of UK Energy Statistics, 2014, tables 6.4 and 6.6, available at:

Energy and Climate Change: Incandescent Bulbs (6 Nov 2014)

Amber Rudd: The European Commission has proposed changes to lighting regulation, including amendments to the definition of special purpose lights, but those have yet to be agreed. The Commission will be further reviewing lighting legislation, and we will continue to press for that review to take full account of any potential health implications of artificial lighting. That review is due to start in early...

Energy and Climate Change: Tidal Lagoons (18 Dec 2014)

Amber Rudd: Tidal energy offers huge potential. Tidal lagoons alone could provide for up to 8% of the UK’s energy needs. To help with progress of tidal deployment, as part of the autumn statement, we announced a commitment to starting closer discussions with Tidal Lagoons Ltd to establish potential at Swansea bay. In addition, we have made a number of studies of UK tidal potential.

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Energy: Prices (4 Mar 2015)

Amber Rudd: DECC publish energy bills on an annual basis. Bills for 2013 and provisional estimates of bills in 2014 are published in Quarterly Energy Prices (QEP) available on the DECC web site (table 2.2.1 for electricity and table 2.3.1 for gas). Energy price indices are published monthly by the Office for National Statistics and republished by DECC within QEP, with quarterly data available in table 2.1.3.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: London Metropolitan University (3 Sep 2012)

Amber Rudd: Reducing immigration levels is important to my constituents, who welcomed the admission by the Leader of the Opposition earlier in the year that there had been uncontrolled immigration under the previous Government. May I urge the Minister, therefore, to reform all routes of entry into the UK, including the student visa route, in order to build on the reductions he has already achieved?

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