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Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Wind Power: Seas and Oceans (19 Mar 2015)

Amber Rudd: Holding answer received on 16 March 2015 Both the UK and Denmark have recently announced auction outcomes for offshore wind projects. Information on the UK auction outcome is available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/cfd-auction-allocat ion-round-one-a-breakdown-of-the-outcome-by-technology-year- and-clearing-price. Information on the Danish tender outcome, as well as...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Environment Protection (26 Mar 2015)

Amber Rudd: The UK’s objectives for the 21st meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) are to secure an ambitious and legally binding agreement that includes mitigation commitments from all countries to help reduce emissions globally, consistent with a path towards the 2°C goal. Further, the UK wants the Agreement to...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Nuclear Power: Safety (27 Jun 2016)

Amber Rudd: At the February European Council, the Government negotiated a new settlement, giving the United Kingdom a special status in a reformed European Union. The Government's position, as set out by the Prime Minister to the House on 22 February, is that the UK will be stronger, safer and better off remaining in a reformed EU. I refer the hon. Gentleman to the statement given by the Prime Minister...

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

Amber Rudd: When setting the Feed-in Tariff for hydro schemes of any size in 2012, our economists took into account both capital and operating costs, including the costs of grid connection. Our capex costs were all estimated using the following report: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachm ent_data/file/42912/5900-update-of-nonpv-data-for-feed-in-ta riff-.pdf/. However, each scheme...

Scottish Parliament: Budget (Scotland) (No 3) Bill: Stage 3 (21 Feb 2019)

Stuart McMillan: ...Government had extra money to spend it could invest it in many ways, rather than having to spend it solely on mitigating Tory cuts. Only last week, the UK Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Amber Rudd, admitted for the first time that universal credit has driven people to food banks. If the Tory UK Government can finally admit that its policies are leading people to destitution and...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Wind Power: Nottinghamshire (4 Nov 2014)

Amber Rudd: The Renewable Energy Planning Database (REPD) tracks the progress of projects through the planning system: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/renewable-energy-p lanning-data The September 2014 version of the REPD shows the planning applications for onshore wind installations in Nottinghamshire, which have been approved and refused, as follows: 2012 2013 2014 to date Approved...

Foreign National Offenders (Exclusion from the UK) Bill (11 Mar 2016)

...David Gauke Nick Gibb Ben Gummer Matthew Hancock George Hollingbery Nick Hurd Simon Kirby Mark Lancaster Pauline Latham Jeremy Lefroy Brandon Lewis Mr David Lidington Anne Milton Claire Perry Amber Rudd Anna Soubry Rory Stewart Robert Syms Craig Whittaker Christopher Chope (teller) Edward Leigh (teller)

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Energy: Prices (24 Mar 2016)

Amber Rudd: My Department has made no estimate of the effect on annual energy bills in the UK resulting from EU legal requirements. Given that much of EU energy policy supports UK energy and climate objectives it is not possible to attribute particular cost elements of bills wholly to individual EU policies. Much EU legislation helps to keep down the level of energy bills – EU energy market...

Energy and Climate Change: Pre-pay Meters (12 May 2016)

Amber Rudd: We do not yet have the specific recommendations, but the hon. Lady will, like me, be aware that what we have had proposed so far in the draft recommendations is a safeguard tariff for those people on pre-payment meters. It is not clear yet whether that will be temporary or long term, but we will look carefully at the recommendations of the CMA to get the best outcome for the most vulnerable...

Prime Minister: Engagements (24 Apr 2013)

Amber Rudd: It is essential that this Government continue with much-needed welfare reform because, coupled with the tremendous increase in private sector jobs of 1.25 million, it is having a real effect in Hastings and Rye, with unemployment falling from 7.4% to 6.8%. Could I urge the Prime Minister to stay on this track and make the difficult decisions when he has to for the good of this country, and...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (2 Dec 2014)

Environmental Audit: Sustainable Development Goals. 3:00 pm; The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: Amber Rudd MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change, Dan Rogerson MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Melinda Bohannon, Deputy Director, Post-2015 Goals, Department for International Development, James Jansen, Policy Adviser, International, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Procurement (24 Nov 2014)

Amber Rudd: This information is not held centrally because procurement and contract management responsibility is devolved to policy teams in DECC. Changes of price often occur when there is need for additional services. This involves negotiation will the contractor and is documented as a contract variation. The price for consultancy services is usually based upon agreed rates following supplier selection...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Climate Change Convention: Paris (19 Nov 2015)

Amber Rudd: My Hon. Friend, the UK Government firmly supports the need for a long term global carbon reduction goal in the Paris Agreement. It would send an important signal to business and investors on the global direction of travel. We have been pleased with the progress made at a political level, including through the G7 and our recent joint statement with South African in October and that by the US...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Energy: Prices (17 Mar 2015)

Amber Rudd: Estimates of average domestic energy bills are published by DECC in the quarterly energy prices publication: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/domestic-energy-pr ices Data is not separately available for England and Wales as it is reported to DECC for each public electricity supply regions (PES regions); Merseyside and North Wales is one of these regions. Gas in not widely used in the...

Bills Presented: Scotland Bill (28 May 2015)

Secretary David Mundell, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mrs Secretary May, Secretary Michael Gove, Mr Secretary Duncan Smith, Secretary Amber Rudd, Mr Secretary McLoughlin, Mrs Secretary Villiers, Secretary Stephen Crabb, Greg Hands and Damian Hinds presented a Bill to amend the Scotland Act 1998 and make provision about the functions of the Scottish...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Green Deal Scheme (1 Sep 2014)

Amber Rudd: Of the £200 million announced in November 2011, as of the end of March 2014, £142.98 million had been spent by DECC. The figure given for spend in 2013-14 includes the recently launched Green Deal Communities programme —an £88 million fund to support 24 local authority consortia (covering c100 local authorities in total) to deliver Green Deal street by street. In addition, as part of the...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Energy: Consumption (4 Dec 2014)

Amber Rudd: The Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) will help large organisations identify savings they can make on energy bills. The scheme is estimated to benefit the UK as a whole by £1.6bn (2015-2030) and participants are expected to save over £250m per year on their bills. Full details of the costs and benefits of ESOS can be found in the ESOS final stage impact assessment, published at:...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Housing: Lighting (16 Dec 2014)

Amber Rudd: Energy Efficient Luminaires were introduced into the domestic Green Deal Assessment Software on 7 December 2014 allowing an assessor to recommend low energy lighting to consumers to improve the overall efficiency of their home. This means that Energy Efficient Luminaires can appear on a Green Deal Advice Report, which can be used to take forward a Green Deal Finance Plan. Energy Efficient...

Public Bill Committee: Infrastructure Bill [Lords]: Clause 35 - The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (8 Jan 2015)

Amber Rudd: I am grateful for the hon. Gentleman’s clarification. I can reassure him that the industry is working closely as part of the multi-stakeholder group and is indeed supportive of the timetable. As the UK’s tax authority, HMRC will have a leading role in providing information on payments received. The clause will ensure that HMRC will be able to participate in this important initiative and...

Energy and Climate Change: Topical Questions (5 Feb 2015)

Amber Rudd: I thank my hon. Friend for her question. We are all aware of the hard work she has done to support vulnerable people and to make such an extension happen. We are pleased that the warm home discount now extends to a broader group, which includes families with children, particularly those with children under five or disabled children. Data sharing is an important part of being able to find out...


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