To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what external policy research his Department has commissioned in each of the last six years; which organisation was commissioned to provide each such piece of research; and what the cost of each such piece of research was.
The Department of Energy and Climate Change has devolved purchasing. The information requested is not held centrally and can be provided only at disproportionate cost.
The Department would be able to provide further contract information by narrowing the scope, if specific research projects were identified. Further information on the projects run by the Department can be found on the Department's website at: