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Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Nuclear Power (22 Jan 2009)

Ed Miliband: Government are engaging regularly with a wide range of stakeholders on the future of nuclear new build in the UK, including industry. I have had meetings on numerous matters concerning my energy portfolio which includes nuclear power.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Household Energy Efficiency (23 Apr 2009)

Ed Miliband: The Department has set out ambitious plans to offer 7 million homes whole house energy refurbishment by 2020, building on insulation of over 5 million homes since 2002. This morning, we are also announcing an increase in the level of the Warm Front grant from £2,700 to £3,500, alongside value for money improvements, a signal that we on this side are determined not just to improve...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Climate Change: International Cooperation (23 Apr 2009)

Ed Miliband: The global economic downturn does not justify postponing action on climate change: the case for strong and early action remains robust. At the London Summit world leaders underlined their commitment to reach agreement at the UN climate change talks in Copenhagen this December. A global challenge demands a global solution and leaders recognised the importance of a low carbon recovery.

Written Answers — Duchy of Lancaster: Honours: Criminal Investigation (10 Jan 2008)

Ed Miliband: Following his evidence session before the Committee on 13 November, the Cabinet Secretary and head of the home civil service submitted a memorandum to the Public Administration Select Committee on the provision and cost of legal advice provided to civil servants in connection with the Metropolitan police inquiry into allegations of cash for peerages. The Select Committee has now published...

Written Answers — Duchy of Lancaster: Planning Permission (15 Jan 2008)

Ed Miliband: I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave to him on 17 December 2007, Official Report, columns 1084-85W.

Written Answers — Duchy of Lancaster: Public Participation: Incentives (16 Jan 2008)

Ed Miliband: Each participant received £75 in addition to the cost of accommodation and travel.

Written Answers — Duchy of Lancaster: Trade Unions (21 Jan 2008)

Ed Miliband: Ministers and civil servants meet many people as part of the process of policy development and advice. It is not normal practice to disclose details of such meetings.

Written Answers — Duchy of Lancaster: Cabinet Committees (22 Jan 2008)

Ed Miliband: The membership, chair and terms of reference of all Cabinet Committees are published periodically on the Cabinet Office website and this information is placed in the Library of the House. Information relating to the proceedings of Cabinet Committees and Sub- Committees is generally not disclosed. This includes the dates of meetings, attendees, and decisions taken.

Written Answers — Duchy of Lancaster: Departmental Responsibilities (24 Jan 2008)

Ed Miliband: My ministerial responsibilities are set out in the List of Ministerial Responsibilities which is available in the Libraries of the House and on the Cabinet Office website at http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/ministerial_responsibilities .aspx.

Written Answers — Duchy of Lancaster: Departmental Standards (24 Jan 2008)

Ed Miliband: The Government are committed to upholding the highest standards of propriety and integrity in public life as set out in the Ministerial Code, the Civil Service Code, the Code of Conduct for Special Advisers and the seven principles of public life. Maintenance of these standards is scrutinised by Parliament including the Public Administration Select Committee and other bodies including the...

Written Answers — Duchy of Lancaster: Departmental Manpower (28 Jan 2008)

Ed Miliband: One of the Cabinet Office's key objectives is 'Supporting the Prime Minister to define and deliver the Government's objectives'. Details of staff numbers that support this objective are provided in the Cabinet Office Departmental Report 2007 which is published on the Cabinet Office website and is available in the Library of the House.

Written Answers — Duchy of Lancaster: Honours: Criminal Investigation (29 Jan 2008)

Ed Miliband: The law firms commissioned to provide external legal advice were Eversheds LLP, Peters & Peters, and Russell Jones & Walker.

Written Answers — Duchy of Lancaster: Honours: Criminal Investigation (29 Jan 2008)

Ed Miliband: The right hon. Tony Blair received no external legal advice and support. Therefore there was no cost to the public purse.

Written Answers — Duchy of Lancaster: Tony Blair (30 Jan 2008)

Ed Miliband: The Ministerial Code sets out the rules in relation to the clearance of memoirs and access to official papers. As has been the practice under successive administrations, any discussions between former Ministers and the Cabinet Secretary, including requests for access to papers, are undertaken on an in-confidence basis.

Written Answers — Duchy of Lancaster: Media Advisers (6 Feb 2008)

Ed Miliband: I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave earlier today to the hon. Member for South-West Bedfordshire (Andrew Selous).

Written Answers — Duchy of Lancaster: Third Sector (6 Feb 2008)

Ed Miliband: Third sector organisations play an essential role in campaigning for change in laws and attitudes. Whether it is large charities that have campaigned for change around issues from disability to child protection or small charities that wish to speak out on local issues, their work plays an important role in speaking up for those who would otherwise not have their voice properly heard.

Written Answers — Duchy of Lancaster: Departmental Manpower (6 Feb 2008)

Ed Miliband: The names of nine press officers were submitted to be included in the White Book in early August 2007. Following publication in September 2007 there were staff moves leaving vacancies which meant that on the 12 September 2007 there were six press officers working in the Cabinet Office press office.

Written Answers — Duchy of Lancaster: Committee on Business Appointments (18 Feb 2008)

Ed Miliband: These are matters for the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments. I have asked the Chairman of the Committee, the right hon. Lord Mayhew of Twysden, to write to the hon. Member. A copy of his letter will be placed in the Library of the House for the reference of Members.

Written Answers — Duchy of Lancaster: Ministerial Policy Advisers (18 Feb 2008)

Ed Miliband: The Model Contract and Code of Conduct for Special Advisers set out the rules and procedures regarding the acceptance of outside appointments. The Advisory Committee on Business Appointments publishes information on its website and in its annual report about its recommendations on applications that have been referred to it under the rules from Crown servants, including special advisers, once...

Written Answers — Duchy of Lancaster: National Security Committee (22 Feb 2008)

Ed Miliband: The Ministerial Committee on National Security, International Relations and Development (NSID), and its sub-committees, exist to consider issues relating to national security, and the Government's international, European and international development policies. Details of these Committees' membership and terms of reference are available in the Library of the House or can be viewed at:...


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