Written answers

Wednesday, 28 December 2022

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    • Royal Mail: Standards

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the performance of Royal Mail since its privatisation.

    • Green Homes Grant Scheme: Lancaster and Fleetwood

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many homes were retrofitted as a result of the Green Homes Grant in Lancaster and Fleetwood constituency as of 31...

      Energy Bills Rebate

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department is taking steps to support people with prepayment meters who have not yet received an Energy...

      Energy Bills Rebate

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has had recent discussions with energy suppliers on taking steps to support people with...

      Energy Bills Rebate: Edinburgh North and Leith

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many Energy Bill Support Scheme vouchers have been issued to people on prepayment meters in the Edinburgh North and...

      Wind Power

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, on how many days did wind power provide less than 10 per cent of UK electricity output in 2022.

      Wind Power: Subsidies

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much has been paid to wind generators in subsidies in 2022.

      Wind Power

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how much was spent on National Grid constraint payments to wind generators in 2022.

      Nuclear Power Stations: Closures

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he has reviewed the planned dates for the closure of nuclear powers stations; and whether he has made an...

      Coal Fired Power Stations

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will make an estimate of the amount of coal generating capacity could be made available on stand by notices.

      Offshore Industry: Licensing

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will list the gas fields that gained production licences in 2022.

      Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Aviation

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to his Department's publication of ministerial overseas travel data for July to September 2022, what the cost...

      Heating Oil: North West

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent assessment he has made on the availability of heating oil in the North West of England.

      Renewable Energy: Heating

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he has had recent discussions with relevant stakeholders on the potential merits of providing additional...

      Post Offices: Energy

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department is taking steps to help support Post Offices with the cost of energy after 31 March 2023; and if...

      Hydrogen: Heating

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has formed a policy position on hydrogen heating in the home.

      Energy: Prices

      To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment he has made of the potential impact of energy prices rises on public sector leisure.

  • Treasury

    • Research: Tax Allowances

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 8 November 2022 to Question 74675 on Research: Tax Allowances, whether he plans to increase staff capacity on the R&D...

    • North Sea Oil: Shetland

      To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an estimate of the potential impact of the Rosebank oil field development on tax receipts in the next ten years.

  • Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

    • Housing: Energy

      To ask His Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that building standards on construction of new housing developments maximise energy efficiency.

    • Buildings: Energy

      To ask His Majesty's Government what progress they have made using building regulations to improve the energy resilience of properties.

  • Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

  • Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

    • Transcaucasus: Roads

      To ask His Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Azerbaijan regarding reports of the blocking of the Lachin Corridor between Armenia and...

    • Transcaucasus: Roads

      To ask His Majesty's Government what steps they are taking, if any, to support the re-opening of the road from Armenia to Nagorno-Karabakh, following its blocking by Azeri forces; and what...

      Mikheil Saakashvili

      To ask His Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Georgia, if any, for the release from prison on health grounds of Mikheil Saakashvili, the former...

      Mikheil Saakashvili

      To ask His Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of Georgia regarding the continuing detention of Mikheil Saakashvili, whose health has reported to have...

      Ukraine: International Assistance

      To ask His Majesty's Government what (1) preparations are being made, (2) objectives are being defined, and (3) partners are being sought, for the international donor and recovery conference for...

      Ukraine: International Assistance

      To ask His Majesty's Government, following the G7 Conferences in Berlin on 25 October and Paris on 13 and 14 December, on what date the international donor and recovery conference for Ukraine...

      Ukraine: International Assistance

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of how (1) the Council of Europe, (2) the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe, and (3) their respective national...

      Ukraine: Children

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the help provided so far to children in Ukraine whose schooling has been interrupted by the conflict in that country; and whether...

      Gibraltar: UK Relations with EU

      To ask His Majesty's Government what (1) commitments, and (2) reassurances, they have made to the government of Gibraltar in the event that there is no negotiated outcome to the issues raised by...

      Ukraine: Armed Conflict

      To ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the findings of the Independent International Commission of Inquiry for Ukraine that sexual and gender-based violence has been...

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