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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 35 - Community amateur sports clubs (8 May 2014)

...Caroline Dinenage, James Duddridge, Charlie Elphicke, Richard Fuller, Mark Garnier, David Gauke, Duncan Hames, Chris Heaton-Harris, Kwasi Kwarteng, Mark Menzies, Nicky Morgan, Christopher Pincher, Amber Rudd, David Rutley, Alec Shelbrooke, Henry Smith, Heather Wheeler

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Geothermal Power (10 Feb 2015)

Amber Rudd: Holding answer received on 09 February 2015 The Department has received a number of representations through the Renewable Energy Association (REA) on the underground access required for geothermal schemes, including representations through letters, meetings, and the Government’s ‘Consultation on Proposal for Underground Access for the Extraction of Gas, Oil or Geothermal...

Public Bill Committee: Finance Bill: New Clause 1 - Lower rate of tax (17 Jun 2014)

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

Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Office of Tax Simplification (20 Jul 2010)

Amber Rudd: Is the Minister aware that in Hastings we have some very successful business groups? They often complain to me about the over-regulation and complexity of the system. If we are to achieve the necessary growth, we need to allow them to expand their businesses. Can he assure me that this office will focus especially on those small and medium enterprises that will provide the growth that this...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Topical Questions (18 Oct 2010)

Amber Rudd: I know that the Secretary of State is aware of conversations I have been having in my constituency with youth leaders about how we can communicate changes in the welfare programme to young people who do not watch the Parliament Channel and sometimes do not read the papers. Do we have a campaign plan to try to communicate the changes to them, perhaps through texting or facebooking and the internet?

Business, Innovation and Skills: Common Fisheries Policy (14 Jul 2011)

Amber Rudd: The Minister has spoken cautiously about the need to navigate through the different interests within the fisheries group. Does he nevertheless recognise that in the past 20 years the massive benefit of the tradeable quota has largely been with the producer organisations—the larger fisheries? Can he assure us that there will be emphasis during all negotiations on ensuring that the...

Written Answers — Home Office: Immigration: EU Nationals (8 Jan 2018)

Amber Rudd: There will be a streamlined and digital process for EU citizens applying for settled status, that minimises the administrative burden and helps to ensure swift and successful applications. My Department is engaging frequently with representatives of EU citizens in the UK, so we can design a system that best addresses their needs. This includes guidance for the new scheme, which is being...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Solar Power (17 Jul 2014)

Amber Rudd: Ministers and officials have received numerous representations from, and held many meetings with, the solar industry and project investors about the impacts of our consultation proposals on the solar sector since the consultation opened on 13 May. The consultation closed on 7 July. The responses and evidence submitted in response to the consultation are now being analysed. We will publish a...

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

Amber Rudd: The Government response to the consultation on the changes to ECO, and the Final Impact Assessment, were published on 22 July: e-energy-company-obligation. It is difficult for DECC to quantify any additional benefits, and DECC is not in a position to make or validate any specific estimate, of the kind put forward by the Association...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Energy (8 Dec 2014)

Amber Rudd: The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has investigated the viability of insulating the two buildings it manages and has installed additional insulation in its headquarters building, 3 Whitehall Place. DECC is committed to running its estate as energy efficiently as possible and making significant reductions in its energy use. This is done through a range of measures, including...

Department of Energy and Climate Change: District Heating Sector (19 Nov 2015)

Amber Rudd: The hon. Gentleman raises an important point. I am aware that heating networks do not have the same regulatory framework. Heat Trust is launching on 25 November, following development and consultation with consumer groups and Government. I see that he has a certain doubt about the success of Heat Trust, but we will work closely to monitor its impact and will assess, based on its record,...

Written Answers — Women and Equalities: Government Equalities Office: Directors (31 Jan 2018)

Victoria Atkins: In the Government reshuffle of 9 January, the Prime Minister appointed the Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, as Minister for Women and Equalities. The Government Equalities Office has an ambitious agenda to champion equality and help make Britain a place where everyone can succeed without facing discrimination. This work will continue under the leadership of the Home Secretary We are in the...

Devolved Administrations (Armed Forces Covenant Reports): Schedule 17 — Knives and offensive weapons: minor and consequential amendments (2 Nov 2011)

Amber Rudd: I know that the Secretary of State is aware of my concerns regarding the advice agencies that provide such vital support to the vulnerable, and I know that additional money has been provided for those agencies. May I press him to give us more detail about this so that we can be reassured that those advice agencies, such as my own in Hastings, will be able to continue their good work?

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Energy: Meters (22 Jul 2014)

Amber Rudd: We published an update to the second version of the Smart Metering Equipment Technical Specifications (SMETS2) on 10 July 2014. This provides manufacturers with a stable baseline to proceed with development and testing of SMETS2 meters in time for initial DCC operations in Q4 2015. Meters compliant with SMETS1 are currently being installed. SMETS1 installations will continue at least until...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Hydroelectric Power (13 Oct 2014)

Amber Rudd: At the end of 2014 Q1, hydro-electricity represented 8.2 per cent of UK renewable electricity capacity, and 1.8 per cent of all generating capacity. Source: Hydro and renewable electricity capacity from table ET 6.1, available at: on-6-renewables Total generating capacity (end-2012) from table DUKES 5.12, available at:...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Warm Home Discount Scheme: Northern Ireland (11 Nov 2014)

Amber Rudd: Holding answer received on 07 November 2014 Fuel poverty is devolved to the Northern Ireland Executive, which decides its own fuel poverty objectives and policies. For example, the Department for Social Development offers energy efficiency improvement schemes for low income households through the Warm Homes Scheme, Boiler Replacement Scheme and the recently launched Affordable...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Warm Home Discount Scheme: Sheffield (10 Feb 2015)

Amber Rudd: Data for the number of people applying for or receiving assistance under the Warm Home Discount scheme are not available on a regional or constituency basis. Ofgem publishes an annual report on the scheme’s operation each year. The most recent report, for 2013/14, is available here: discount-annual-report-scheme-year-3. Warm Home...

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Planning Processes (16 Mar 2015)

Brandon Lewis: ...confidence that the planning system will deliver the right results. I will ensure that the Under-Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, my hon. Friend the Member for Hastings and Rye (Amber Rudd) who deals with renewable energy, looks at that case and makes contact with the hon. Gentleman directly.

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Renewable Energy: Heating (7 Jan 2016)

Amber Rudd: The UK does not have a specific renewable heat target. However, the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), which supports homes and businesses in transitioning to renewable heating, is designed to help us to meet our binding domestic and international targets on both carbon emission reduction and renewable energy. The recently agreed RHI budget guarantees funding out to 2020/21, and provides...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Leaving the EU: Policing (6 Mar 2017)

Amber Rudd: As the Prime Minister made clear in her Lancaster House speech in January, our commitment to co-operation with European partners on security and law enforcement will be undiminished by our leaving the European Union. The Home Office is working with operational law enforcement partners to examine all the different ways of delivering that result, and to find a practical, co-operative way of...

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