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

Amber Rudd: Holding answer received on 03 March 2015 The Feed-in-Tariff scheme (FITs) has been a considerable success since its launch in April 2010, with over 650,000 installations – more than 3.3GW of capacity – registered by the end of January 2015. Of these, 4,126 are small (below 15kW) wind turbines, with a total capacity of 32.9MW. FITs offers relatively higher tariffs (2.4p higher...

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

Amber Rudd: The 2013, peer-reviewed paper Quantifying the Consensus on Anthropogenic Global Warming in the Scientific Literature analysed the abstracts of around 12,000 scientific papers and found that, of the third which expressed a view on the cause of global warming, 97% considered it to be man-made. We are not aware of any evidence of fraud relating to this paper. The main conclusion of the paper is...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Schools: Solar Power (14 Oct 2014)

Amber Rudd: Potential benefits for schools from deployment of solar PV include reduced energy bills, revenue generation, carbon savings, and enhanced educational opportunities. In April the Government published a guidance leaflet for schools, making the case for installing Solar PV on our schools and providing a checklist and information on financing. The Government is continuing to work with industry to...

Energy and Climate Change: Topical Questions (19 Mar 2015)

Amber Rudd: Solar energy has been a great success under this Government. As my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State pointed out, 99% of solar energy developments have taken place under this Government, not least because of the great boost given by my right hon. Friend the Member for Bexhill and Battle (Gregory Barker), who put together the solar strategy in 2014, for which we are very grateful. The...

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Office: Report of the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation on the operation in 2014 of the Terrorism Act 2000 and Part 1 of the Terrorism Act 2006 (8 Nov 2016)

Amber Rudd: In accordance with section 36(5) of the Terrorism Act 2006, David Anderson QC, the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, prepared a report on the operation in 2014 of the Terrorism Act 2000 and Part 1 of the Terrorism Act 2006, which was laid before the House on 17 September 2015. I am grateful to David Anderson for his report and have carefully considered its recommendations and...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Wind Power (23 Oct 2014)

Amber Rudd: The Department does not hold information on when individual wind turbines were constructed and installed, nor on repair and maintenance of wind farm developments. It does however hold records of wind farm developments becoming fully operational and the number of turbines associated with those developments. This information is found on the Renewable Energy Planning Database (REPD):...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Green Deal Scheme (24 Nov 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. We cannot break this down to a lower geographic level at present for confidentiality reasons: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/green-deal-energy-c...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Public Expenditure (13 Jan 2015)

Amber Rudd: A detailed breakdown of the programmes supported under the sub-heading “Q” and the Budgets for 2013-14 and 2014-15 at the time of the Main Estimate is held on the HM Treasury database OSCAR, and is shown in the table below. 2013-14 2014-15 2013-14 2014-15 Programme Resource £k Capital £k 0 28,821,972 0 0 Deliver secure energy on the way to a low carbon...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Social Mobility (12 Nov 2018)

Amber Rudd: Hastings is one of the opportunity areas supported and funded by the Government, which will be the biggest driver of social mobility for those of us in it in a generation. Although we celebrate the success and work closely with the Department for Education to make sure that it delivers on those changes, such is the success that we are now concerned about the end of the opportunity area...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Surveys (18 Mar 2015)

Amber Rudd: In the 2014 People Survey, 13% of DECC respondents declaring a long-standing physical or mental health condition, illness, impairment or disability reported that they had personally experienced bullying or harassment at work in the past 12 months. 6% of DECC respondents declaring that they did not have a long-standing physical or mental health condition, illness, impairment or disability...

Food Banks - Question (1 May 2019)

Lord Bassam of Brighton: I remind the noble Baroness that 70% of people in poverty are actually in work. The Secretary of State, Amber Rudd, acknowledged in February that the difficulty in accessing universal credit was forcing families to use food banks. The CEO of the Trussell Trust, Emma Revie, said recently that it is, “unacceptable that anyone should have to use a food bank”, and added: “No charity can...

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

Amber Rudd: The table below shows the number of hydroelectric schemes in the High Peak, England and UK, as at the end of 2012. Data as at the end of 2013 will be available on 25 September 2014. DECC does not distinguish between small and micro-scale hydro-electricity. High Peak England UK Large-scale (>5 MW) 0 1 55 Small-scale (>= 5 MW) 6 205 614 England and UK total hydro figures in...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Green Deal Scheme: Barnsley (14 Oct 2014)

Amber Rudd: The Department reported that there were 42 Green Deal Cashback vouchers paid in Barnsley East constituency up to 30th June 2014, and 59 ‘live' Green Deal Plans (with measures installed) had been taken out in Yorkshire and The Humber. We cannot break this down to a lower geographic level at present for confidentiality reasons: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/green-deal-energy-c...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Public Expenditure (13 Jan 2015)

Amber Rudd: A detailed breakdown of the programmes supported under the sub-heading “R” and the Budgets for 2013-14 and 2014-15 at the time of the Main Estimate is held on the HM Treasury database OSCAR, and is shown in the table below. 2013-14 2014-15 2013-14 2014-15 Programme Resource £k Capital £k 0 28,821,972 0 0 Deliver secure energy on the way to a low carbon...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Fuel Poverty (21 Nov 2014)

Amber Rudd: The changes to ECO led to a ringfencing of support delivered to low income households up to 2015 and an extension of the overall scheme out to 2017. This additional support will take more people out of fuel poverty and improve the energy efficiency levels of all those who receive a measure. The Impact Assessment that quantified the effect of these changes showed that 10,000 fewer people would...

No-Deal Brexit: Short Positions Against the Pound (30 Sep 2019)

Amber Rudd: I congratulate my hon. Friend on his elevation to this important role. While many of us on the Government Benches, and in fact across the House, are concerned about the impact on currency markets of the obvious contradiction between the Benn Act and the Government’s consistent position that we are leaving on 31 October, everybody on the Government Benches is united in the knowledge that...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Warm Home Discount Scheme (10 Dec 2014)

Amber Rudd: We proposed in a recent consultation to extend, the Warm Home Discount Scheme to park home residents. This would mean that participating energy suppliers would have the option to offer rebates, through the Industry Initiatives element of the scheme, to park home residents who otherwise met the Core Group or Broader Group criteria or have a direct billing relationship with energy suppliers We...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Public Expenditure (13 Jan 2015)

Amber Rudd: A detailed breakdown of the programmes supported under the sub-heading “C” and the Budgets for 2013-14 and 2014-15 at the time of the Main Estimate is held on the HM Treasury database OSCAR, and is shown in the table below: 2013-14 2014-15 2013-14 2014-15 Programme Resource £k Capital £k Purpose/function 20,450 8,506 370,324 220,000 Drive ambitious action on...

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

Amber Rudd: I am aware of proposals to invest in concentrated solar power (CSP) projects in the desert regions of North Africa and the Middle East. The UK supports in principle such proposals as a means of providing local energy supply and economic development, reducing greenhouse emissions and potentially contributing to the EU’s security of electricity supply. We continue to monitor developments in...

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

Amber Rudd: The report on the Life Cycle Impacts of Biomass Electricity in 2020 showed that biomass, when sourced responsibly, can provide a cost-effective, low carbon and controllable source of renewable energy. The Government has introduced some of the toughest sustainability criteria in the world and we have taken steps to strengthen them further, including by bringing forward proposals for mandatory...


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