Results 81–100 of 1694 for in the 'Written Answers' speaker:Lord Darling of Roulanish

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Trade Promotion (19 Mar 2007)

Alistair Darling: The most recent visits by Ministers are as follows: Visits (a) US October 2006 (b) Canada April 2004 (c) Japan September 2006 (d) Russia February 2007 (e) Australia November 2006 Visits cover both trade promotion and other Departmental responsibilities.

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Departmental Opinion Polls (12 Mar 2007)

Alistair Darling: The information is as follows: (a) The Department commissions an annual survey of DTI staff, at an external cost of around £20,000 a year. It also conducts some smaller and one-off surveys as part of its internal communications with a minimal external cost. (b) The Department does not centrally collect the information sought and to provide it would entail disproportionate cost. Details...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Departmental Recruitment (12 Mar 2007)

Alistair Darling: When running recruitment campaigns we use the advertising media most likely to attract people with the necessary skills. Across the civil service a range of media are used—from local newspaper, specialist magazines and the internet, to the public sector sections of national newspapers. Individual management units generally meet recruitment costs from their own delegated budgets and...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Energy (12 Mar 2007)

Alistair Darling: holding answer 22 February 2007 I refer the hon. Gentleman to my written statement of 22 February 2007, Official Report, columns 63-64WS.

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Trade Promotion (12 Mar 2007)

Alistair Darling: holding answer 2 March 2007 Ministers will visit a range of markets for trade promotion purposes over the next 12 months.

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Wind Farms (22 Feb 2007)

Alistair Darling: My Department regularly receives representations on onshore wind farm noise limits.

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Carbon Capture and Storage (22 Feb 2007)

Alistair Darling: The technologies involved in carbon capture and storage have yet to be demonstrated together at commercial scale on power plants. There are currently eight potential full-scale carbon capture and storage projects proposed in the UK. Given the potential cost of a demonstration plant, the DTI appointed consulting engineers in January to help decide on whether to give the go ahead for a...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Science Centres (22 Feb 2007)

Alistair Darling: Science centres are one of many ways in which enthusiasm for science can be generated among young people. My Department is providing £500,000 over two years to help science centres become financially viable. Responsibility for funding and performance of these centres is a matter for the centres themselves.

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: UK Trade and Investment (6 Feb 2007)

Alistair Darling: There are currently 74.4 full-time equivalent staff engaged in trade and investment work in South America. The following table reflects the allocation of staff in the relevant markets over the next three years. However this will be subject to regular review and staffing levels will depend on operational requirements and available resources. 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 ...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Energy Efficiency (8 Jan 2007)

Alistair Darling: On 14 November 2006, the Government issued a consultation document, "Energy Metering and Billing: Changing Customer Behaviour", which sought views on the proposals about metering and billing that were contained in the Energy Review, and also took forward the implementation of the Energy Services Directive. Interested parties may respond to this consultation by 6 February 2007. The...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Nuclear Energy (8 Jan 2007)

Alistair Darling: holding answer 27 November 2006 The Government's recent Energy Review concluded that new nuclear plant could be part of the future energy mix but it is not for Government to decide on exactly how much nuclear generating capacity there should be in the UK. Any new nuclear power stations would be proposed, developed, constructed and operated by the private sector.

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Nuclear Power Facilities (8 Jan 2007)

Alistair Darling: holding answer 4 December 2006 Boiler tube cracking is a recognised phenomenon at Hunterston B and Hinkley Point B. HSE's Nuclear Safety Directorate has monitored the situation since the early 1990s and BE disclosed the phenomenon in its recent re-listing prospectus. The Department was informed of the recent incidents of boiler tube cracking at these stations shortly before British Energy...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Nuclear Waste (8 Jan 2007)

Alistair Darling: Responsibility for regulating the safety of radioactive waste storage on nuclear power stations sites rests with the Health and Safety Executive's Nuclear Installations Inspectorate, which undertakes a rigorous regime of inspection and enforcement for all nuclear licensed sites and would make any such assessments. Waste storage at any new nuclear power plants would also be subject to NII's...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Companies: Investigations (19 Dec 2006)

Alistair Darling: holding answer 5 December 2006 Companies Investigation Branch, part of the Insolvency Service, an executive agency of the DTI, investigates companies using powers in the Companies Act 1985. The vast majority of these investigations are conducted using the power under section 447, are confidential and are completed in about three months. The investigations are not announced and the results...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Fuel Poverty (19 Dec 2006)

Alistair Darling: holding answer 18 December 2006 Figures for the number of households in fuel poverty in England are produced from analysis of the English House Condition Survey. From 2003, the survey is being carried out on a continuous rolling basis. Prior to 2001, however, this survey was conducted on a five-yearly basis. Hence, the number of households in fuel poverty is not available for all of the last...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Public Bodies (19 Dec 2006)

Alistair Darling: holding answer 4 December 2006 Both the Carbon Trust and Energy Saving Trust have been allocated funds, and the details are shown in the following table. £ million 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 The Carbon Trust — — — — 9.7 Energy Saving Trust 1.5 3.3 5. 8 8.4 8.0 Payments made to the Energy Saving Trust include those...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Smart Metering (19 Dec 2006)

Alistair Darling: My officials have held two seminars with stakeholders as part of the Energy Review Consultation process on metering and billing. In addition, officials have held a number of meetings with suppliers and meter manufacturers.

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Trade Policy (19 Dec 2006)

Alistair Darling: UKTI staff overseas contribute to the formulation of trade policy in a number of ways: by obtaining evidence from UK business overseas on issues and barriers in different markets; by feeding in business views and their knowledge of overseas markets to support the Department of Trade and Industry in developing the UK's position on trade negotiations and trade policy more generally; where...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Union Modernisation Fund (19 Dec 2006)

Alistair Darling: An independent supervisory board assessed all applications against the Union Modernisation Fund criteria. The bids were assessed to ensure that they fell within the scope of the fund; to ensure that they had been realistically costed and offered value for money; and had suitable project management arrangements in place for effective delivery of the project. Arrangements are in place to...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Nuclear Safeguards (18 Dec 2006)

Alistair Darling: holding answer 5 December 2006 Operational issues are a matter for the operators of the nuclear power stations.


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