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Scottish Parliament: Brexit (People’s Vote) (20 Dec 2018)

Willie Rennie: ...Scottish National Party has been on a journey and is now giving whole-hearted support to a people’s vote—hallelujah! The Conservative councillors in Perth backed a people’s vote this week, Amber Rudd indicated possible support yesterday, and Sarah Wollaston said that she would quit the Conservatives if they backed a no-deal Brexit. Momentum is with us—[ Interruption .] What can the...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Affordable Warmth Programme (22 Jul 2014)

Amber Rudd: Consumer protection is an important aspect of any energy efficiency scheme. ECO is an obligation on the largest energy suppliers, and suppliers use in-house operation teams or contract third party installation companies to promote and install energy efficiency improvements in households. Compensation payments would therefore be provided through the energy suppliers or their contractors, not...

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

Amber Rudd: Holding answer received on 09 February 2015 The report shows that biomass, when sourced responsibly, can provide a cost-effective, low carbon and controllable source of renewable energy. The results of the BEAC calculator discussed in the report “Life Cycle Impacts of Biomass Electricity in 2020” allows users to choose between various scenarios and the calculator then models the...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Green Deal Scheme (1 Dec 2014)

Amber Rudd: The Department reports the number of 'live' Green Deal Plans (with measures installed) by Region, up to 30th June 2014 in Table 1.7 of the quarterly official statistics publication. As at the end of June 2014 there were 1,587 'live' Green Deal Plans in Great Britain. These are not evenly distributed across all local authorities, and it remains possible that a household may be identifiable if...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (21 Jan 2015)

Amber Rudd: Since the non-domestic RHI scheme was launched in November 2013 there has only been one confirmed case of fraud. This case was identified as suspected fraud by Ofgem in February 2013 during the application review process, i.e. the installation was never accredited to the scheme. As a result, the installation was in breach of an eligibility requirement of the non-domestic RHI, and the party...

Rail Update (29 Nov 2017)

Huw Merriman: On my own behalf and that of my neighbour and right hon. Friend the Member for Hastings and Rye (Amber Rudd), I thank the Secretary of State—who has visited our area and seen the potential there—for the proposals on page 31 of the south-eastern rail franchise stakeholder briefing document, which will deliver faster trains from Hastings with fewer station stops, and, crucially, require...

Bills Presented: National Insurance Contributions (Termination Awards and Sporting Testimonials) (25 Apr 2019)

Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) The Chancellor of the Exchequer, supported by the Prime Minister, Secretary Amber Rudd, Secretary Greg Clark, Elizabeth Truss, Mel Stride, Robert Jenrick and John Glen, presented a Bill to provide for Class 1A national insurance contributions on certain termination awards; and to provide for the controller of a sporting testimonial to be...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Energy (10 Dec 2014)

Amber Rudd: Whilst it is possible that the Department of Energy and Climate Change may hold information on expenditure allocation in developing new technologies for (a) nuclear power stations, (b) offshore wind turbines, (c) onshore wind turbines, (d) coal powered power stations, (e) gas powered power stations, (f) solar powered farms, (g) tidal lagoons, (h) biomass and (i) anaerobic digesters, the...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Wind Power: Noise (24 Feb 2015)

Amber Rudd: Holding answer received on 23 February 2015 The Government takes seriously the impact of noise from wind turbines. Potential noise impacts are considered within the planning process in accordance with ETSU-R-97, and taking into account any guidance on good or best practice that the Government has published or endorsed, before any decision is taken whether or not to grant consent to...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Climate Change (25 Feb 2015)

Amber Rudd: The Climate Change Act 2008 requires that the carbon budget period including the year 2020 must be such that the annual equivalent of the carbon budget is at least 34% lower than the 1990 baseline. The third carbon budget covers the 2020 target and it was set at a level needed to meet this requirement. The Department of Energy and Climate Change publishes emissions projections each Autumn....

UK Borders: Surveillance - Question (18 Dec 2017)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: On the first part of the noble Lord’s question, he is absolutely right that we have invested in technology such as e-gates, and just before the Calais clearance, my right honourable friend Amber Rudd in the other place stated that £36 million would be committed to support France in the Calais camp clearance. However, on his main point, which is about people being at ports and borders at...

Estimates, Excesses, 2012-13 (4 Mar 2014)

...Her Majesty to be issued by the Treasury out of the Consolidated Fund to make good excesses on the use of resources authorised by Parliament as set out in Statement of Excesses 2012-13, HC 1008.—(Amber Rudd.)

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Energy: Prices (11 Feb 2016)

Amber Rudd: Average domestic gas prices fell by £37 during 2015, and all six major suppliers have announced a further reduction in their tariffs in recent months. This is a good start, but the Government expects all suppliers to pass on reductions in the costs of supplying energy to consumers. I have met all the major energy suppliers in recent months to make that point clear. The Competition and...

Bill Presented: Vehicle Technology and Aviation (22 Feb 2017)

Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Secretary Grayling, supported by the Prime Minister, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary Amber Rudd, Secretary Elizabeth Truss, Secretary Greg Clark and Secretary David Mundell, presented a Bill to make provision about automated vehicles, electric vehicles, vehicle testing and civil aviation; to create an offence of shining or...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Solar Power: North Africa (9 Jan 2015)

Amber Rudd: The UK fully supports EU efforts to bring about further energy interconnection, both within the EU and linking the EU with third countries, in order to meet energy security and low carbon objectives. Developing concentrated solar power (CSP) in North Africa is potentially a part of these efforts among many others, although more research and development is required to demonstrate further...

Bill Presented: Criminal Finances (13 Oct 2016)

Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Secretary Amber Rudd, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Attorney General, Secretary David Mundell, Secretary James Brokenshire and Mr Ben Wallace, presented a Bill to amend the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002; make provision in connection with terrorist property; create corporate offences for cases where a...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Green Deal Scheme (22 Jul 2014)

Amber Rudd: Up to the end of May 2014, there were no non-domestic Green Deal Plans at any of these stages, because the focus of Green Deal to date has been on the domestic sector. The Government is, however, committed to encouraging energy efficiency in the non-domestic sector through a variety of schemes, with action not limited to the framework provided by the Green Deal. Other key policy instruments...

Bill Presented: Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) (20 Dec 2018)

Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Secretary Sajid Javid, supported by the Prime Minister, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary Karen Bradley, Secretary Amber Rudd, Caroline Nokes and Alok Sharma, presented a Bill to make provision to end rights to free movement of persons under retained EU law and to repeal other retained EU law relating to immigration; to confer...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: EU Emissions Trading Scheme (26 May 2016)

Amber Rudd: The EU has an effective carbon market in the form of the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS). Since 2005 the EU ETS has been the world’s largest emissions trading system, limiting greenhouse gas emissions in the power and heavy industrial sectors. The Government recognises that while the EU ETS works well in terms of process, an oversupply of allowances in the system means it is not...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Energy: Exports (12 Jul 2016)

Amber Rudd: In the case of gas, UK Trade and Investment is active in helping the UK oil and gas sector do more business internationally. In addition the remit of the new Oil & Gas Authority, established in 2015, is to work with government and industry to make sure that maximum economic benefit is derived from the UK’s oil and gas reserves. UK companies are freely able to export and import coal as...


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