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Claire Perry

Conservative MP for Devizes (6 May 2010 – current)


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Pension Funds: Financial and Ethical Investments — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] (22 May 2019)

Guy Opperman: ...to link its executive pay to its carbon emission targets, in direct response to particular shareholders. The Minister for Energy and Clean Growth, my right hon. Friend the Member for Devizes (Claire Perry), would be here if she could, to make the case for the Government’s clean growth strategy and the green agenda. Like her, I urge individual consumers—anybody who has a particular...

Scottish Parliament: Global Climate Emergency (14 May 2019)

Roseanna Cunningham: ...been clear that the UK needs to up its ambition in reserved areas for us to achieve our goals here in Scotland. On 2 May, I wrote to Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy minister Claire Perry, setting out some of the areas where we, and the CCC, expect the UK Government to take urgent and decisive action. Those include carbon capture, use and storage, which the CCC says...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Climate Change Convention (9 May 2019)

Claire Perry: We are regularly engaging at Ministerial and official level with interested countries and the Western European and Others Group of the United Nations, as part of a coordinated cross-Government effort to demonstrate the UK is a committed, effective and ambitious leader on climate change and a good potential COP26 host. Our offer to host builds on the strong progress we have made towards the...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy Companies Obligation (9 May 2019)

Claire Perry: The attached table shows the number of measures delivered under the current phase of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO3) for the latest data available (October 2018 – February 2019) for each Parliamentary constituency in Great Britain. In order to manage the risk of revealing personal or commercial data, our approach is not to release non-zero counts of less than five for a small...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Business: Environment Protection (9 May 2019)

Claire Perry: The Environment Agency provides advice on how businesses should comply with environmental law through guidance on Gov.uk. In order to regulate businesses it provides advice on the best available techniques and approaches that enable businesses to comply with the law and helps businesses with the best available compliance techniques. We are also committed to working closely with the private...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Warm Home Discount Scheme (9 May 2019)

Claire Perry: In 2018 we consulted on the level of the Warm Home Discount rebate and decided to maintain the current level in order to provide it to the maximum number of households. Since then, the Government has also taken action to protect 11 million households with the introduction of the energy price cap. Disabled people on means-tested benefits are eligible under the Broader Group of the Warm Home...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme: Solar Power (9 May 2019)

Claire Perry: The Department considered whether solar thermal should be allowed for space heating when the scheme was being designed in 2012/2013. The decision to restrict support to domestic hot water only solar thermal systems for the domestic RHI was based on the following considerations:At the time that we made our decision, market intelligence showed that only a small minority of solar thermal systems...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Heating: Housing (8 May 2019)

Claire Perry: Transforming how we heat our homes is one of the most difficult decarbonisation challenges facing the country. A number of options have the potential for achieving this, including heat networks, heat pumps, hydrogen and biogas. We need to continue exploring and testing different approaches to heat decarbonisation. Through the Renewable Heat Incentive scheme we are spending £4.5 billion...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fracking: Water (8 May 2019)

Claire Perry: As part of the environmental permit application, and before any hydraulic fracturing can take place, operators must submit a waste management plan to the Environment Agency for approval. This describes the processes and the types of extractive waste that will be generated at the site. The plan must set out how the operator will manage, minimise, reuse, recycle and dispose safely of the...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy (8 May 2019)

Claire Perry: Where an energy supplier fails its customers are quickly transferred to another supplier appointed by Ofgem and their account balances are protected. Ofgem are considering a range of options to limit consumers’ exposure to the costs of supplier failures and plan to consult further in the summer. The choice for consumers has increased from 13 suppliers in 2010 to around 60 now, with a wide...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Liquefied Petroleum Gas and Natural Gas: Competition (8 May 2019)

Claire Perry: According to data held by the Competition and Markets Authority, the annual switching rate for suppliers of Liquified Petroleum Gas in 2016, 2017 and 2018 is: Year to 31 May Metered estates (%)* Single tanks (%)* 2016 1.14 3.72 2017 1.35 4.58 2018 1.67 5.27 * Calculated as the percentage of customers switching away compared to the size of the customer base at the start of...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy: Meters (8 May 2019)

Claire Perry: Energy suppliers are responsible for the procurement of smart meters and have commercial incentives to drive down the costs of metering. Moreover, a number of meter manufacturers operate in the GB energy market and competition in the supply of meters also helps to exert downward pressure on costs. Consumers pay for metering costs (whether traditional or smart) as part of their energy bills....

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Carbon Emissions: Northern Ireland (8 May 2019)

Claire Perry: Energy policy, including heat, is devolved for Northern Ireland. Section 113 of the Energy Act 2011 contains provisions enabling the Northern Ireland Executive to make regulations to introduce and operate a RHI scheme in Northern Ireland. The GB RHI scheme is completely separate to the NI RHI scheme, with different scheme rules. Between 1990 and 2016, Northern Ireland reduced its greenhouse...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Drax Power Station: Biofuels (8 May 2019)

Claire Perry: Over the last five years, Drax’s renewable electricity generation from the co-firing of biomass and the conversion of coal-fired units to 100% biomass has been supported under the Renewables Obligation (RO) scheme. From 21 December 2016, Drax’s 3rd Conversion Unit (Unit 1) has received support under the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme. Units 2, 3 and 4 remain under the RO. ...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: *No heading* (8 May 2019)

Claire Perry: The Government believes that carbon capture usage and storage (CCUS) has the potential to play an important role in meeting the UK’s climate targets. CCUS can add value to the economy and help tackle hard to decarbonise sectors. Our CCUS Action Plan is designed to progress CCUS in the UK, including enabling the UK’s first CCUS facility to be operational from the mid-2020s. CCUS is also...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fracking: Water (7 May 2019)

Claire Perry: The UK shale gas industry is at the very early stages of exploration and we do not yet know how much shale gas it will be possible to technologically and commercially extract from UK shale reserves. In order to determine the potential of the industry and the benefits it could bring the UK, we need exploration to go ahead and Government encourages this. Further exploration will be needed to...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fracking: Water (7 May 2019)

Claire Perry: The UK shale gas industry is at the very early stages of exploration and we do not yet know how much shale gas it will be possible to technologically and commercially extract from UK shale reserves. In order to determine the potential of the industry and the benefits it could bring the UK, we need exploration to go ahead and Government encourages this. Further exploration will be needed to...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fracking: Waste Disposal (7 May 2019)

Claire Perry: The UK shale gas industry is at the very early stages of exploration and we do not yet know how much shale gas it will be possible to technologically and commercially extract from UK shale reserves. In order to determine the potential of the industry and the benefits it could bring the UK, we need exploration to go ahead and Government encourages this. Further exploration will be needed to...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fracking: Landfill (7 May 2019)

Claire Perry: The UK shale gas industry is at the very early stages of exploration and we do not yet know how much shale gas it will be possible to technologically and commercially extract from UK shale reserves. In order to determine the potential of the industry and the benefits it could bring the UK, we need exploration to go ahead, and Government encourages this. Further exploration will be needed to...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Fracking: Waste Disposal (7 May 2019)

Claire Perry: There are five sites in England with the necessary permits to treat all variations of waste water content generated from hydraulic fracturing. In addition, there are other sites around the country which, subject to obtaining the relevant permits, could accept and treat waste water from hydraulic fracturing.


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