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Energy and Climate Change

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  • Climate Research Unit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what recent discussions he has had with representatives of the Climate Research Unit.

  • Carbon Emissions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what the monetary value was of the (a) Carbon Emission Reduction Target and (b) Community Energy Saving Programme in (i) 2008, (ii)...

  • Carbon Emissions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what progress he has made on his inquiry into the outcome of the European Parliament vote of 5 July 2011 on carbon emissions targets;...

  • Carbon Sequestration

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what the expected timetable is for the development of carbon capture and storage projects; and if he will make a statement.

  • Carbon Sequestration

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what discussions he has had with Scottish and Southern Energy on the timetable for the development of carbon capture and storage at...

  • Carbon Sequestration

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how much Government funding will be provided for carbon capture and storage demonstration projects in (a) 2011-12, (b) 2012-13, (c)...

  • Carbon Sequestration: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change pursuant to the answer of 6 December 2011, Official Report, column 211W, on carbon sequestration: finance, when the competition for the...

  • Climate Change: International Co-operation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what proportion of the funding he announced for climate finance in Africa in his speech at the Grantham Institute on 24 November 2011...

  • Climate Change: International Co-operation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change if the funding he announced to finance climate change adaptation and mitigation in his speech at the Grantham Institute on 24 November...

  • Climate Change: International Co-operation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what steps he plans to take at the Durban conference on climate change to secure global commitment to the Cancun summit aim of...

  • Food Labelling

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change whether food and catering services in (a) his Department and (b) public bodies for which he is responsible plan to implement calorie...

  • Food Labelling

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what steps the food and catering services in (a) his Department and (b) public bodies for which he is responsible are taking to ensure...

  • Departmental Flags

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how many flags his Department (a) owns and (b) maintains; and at what cost in the last 12 months.

  • Departmental Internet

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what social media presence his Department has.

  • Departmental Internet

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how many unique hits his Department's website received in each of the last 12 months.

  • Departmental Manpower

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how many staff of his Department are aged over (a) 55 and (b) 65 years.

  • Departmental Manpower

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how many staff in his Department previously worked for a political party.

  • Departmental Manpower

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how many people were working for his Department on (a) 11 May 2010 and (b) 8 December 2011.

  • Departmental Official Hospitality

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what receptions and events have been hosted by his Department since May 2010, including those sponsored by a third party.

  • Departmental Pay

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how many staff in his Department receive salaries over £65,000 per year.

  • Press Releases

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how many press releases his Department has issued in the last 12 months.

  • Departmental Responsibilities

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what steps his Department is taking to ensure social value is included when services are commissioned by (a) his Department and (b) its...

  • Policy Reviews

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what departmental policy reviews his Department has undertaken since 6 May 2010; and on what date each such review (a) was announced...

  • Drugs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what his Department's policy is on mandatory drug testing of its employees.

  • Drugs: Offences

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how many officials of his Department have been disciplined for drug offences in the last 12 months for which information is available.

  • Energy: Meters

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what plans he has to encourage the uptake of smart meter time-of-use tariffs.

  • Energy: Pensioners

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate he has made of the number of pensioners who will receive the guaranteed £120 rebate on their energy bills under the...

  • Energy: Prisons

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change if he will estimate the number of jobs that would be created in the energy efficiency sector if all prisons were upgraded to an Energy...

  • Green Deal Scheme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change pursuant to the answer of 22 June 2011, Official Report, column 338W, on energy: housing, for what reason the recommendations of his...

  • Green Deal Scheme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what recent discussions he has had with the Green Deal Finance Company consortium on the potential for Green Deal-backed securities to...

  • Green Deal Scheme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change for what reason he has set the period for the Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation consultation at eight weeks.

  • Nuclear Installations: EU Law

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what steps he has taken to implement European Council Directive 2009/71/Euratom of 25 June 2009 establishing a Community framework for...

  • Nuclear Power

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate he has made of the potential costs to (a) his Department and (b) the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority of information...

  • Renewable Energy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what plans he has to promote (a) anaerobic digestion and (b) small hydro developments in Wales.

  • Renewable Energy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what discussions he has had with private sector firms on proposals to develop (a) tidal power, (b) shale gas and (c) nuclear power in Wales.

  • Renewable Energy: Feed-in Tariffs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate he has made of the cost per tonne of carbon dioxide equivalent emissions saved through the feed-in tariff system in 2010-11.

  • Renewable Energy: Feed-in Tariffs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (1) what proportion of the spending envelope for the feed-in tariff for each year of the current spending review period is allocated...

  • Renewable Energy: Feed-in Tariffs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change when he plans to publish his Department's response to the comprehensive feed-in tariff review phase 1.

  • Solar Power

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what recent estimate his Department has made of the number of people employed by solar photovoltaic manufacturing companies based in the UK.

  • Solar Power

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change pursuant to the answer of 21 November 2011, Official Report, column 44W, on solar power: feed-in tariffs, what the evidential basis is...

  • Solar Power: Feed-in Tariffs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how many households and businesses in each region of the UK have installed solar panels utilising the Government-subsidised feed-in...

  • Solar Power: Feed-in Tariffs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change pursuant to the answer of 22 November 2011, Official Report, columns 315-6W, on renewable energy: feed-in tariffs, if he will make it...

  • Solar Power: Feed-in Tariffs

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change pursuant to the answer of 25 November 2011, Official Report, column 616W, on feed-in tariffs, whether the second consultation on the...

  • Taxation: Nuclear Power

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change whether he has had discussions with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the potential introduction of a tax on the revenue generated by...

  • UK Global Threat Reduction Programme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how much his Department has contributed to the UK Global Threat Reduction Programme in each of the last three financial years; on what...