Environment Protection: Taxation

Department for Energy and Climate Change written question – answered on 23rd June 2015.

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Photo of David Davies David Davies Chair, Welsh Affairs Committee, Chair, Welsh Affairs Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what discussions she has had with HM Treasury concerning the effect of the carbon price floor on UK energy security; and if she will make a statement.

Photo of David Davies David Davies Chair, Welsh Affairs Committee, Chair, Welsh Affairs Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, when she last met with the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills to discuss the carbon price floor and its effect on energy intensive industry.

Photo of David Davies David Davies Chair, Welsh Affairs Committee, Chair, Welsh Affairs Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, when she last met with representatives of the (a) coal industry and (b) coal fired electricity generating sector to discuss the effects of the carbon price floor on those sectors.

Photo of David Davies David Davies Chair, Welsh Affairs Committee, Chair, Welsh Affairs Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, when she last met with the Secretary of State for Wales to discuss the impact of the carbon price floor on Welsh energy security.

Photo of David Davies David Davies Chair, Welsh Affairs Committee, Chair, Welsh Affairs Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, when she last met with the Secretary of State for Scotland to discuss the effect of the carbon price floor on Scottish energy security.

Photo of Andrea Leadsom Andrea Leadsom The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change

My rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State has regular meetings with Cabinet colleagues on a variety of topics.

Details of meetings between Ministers and external organisations are published quarterly on the Departmental website at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/ministers-meeting-with-external-organisations.

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