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star this property date less than 2014-12-01more like thismore than 2014-12-01
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HM Treasury more like this
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star this property hansard heading Renewable Energy more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the capacity of his Department's buildings for the micro-generation of renewable energy; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
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Simon Kirby more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-09more like thismore than 2014-12-09
star this property answer text <p>1 Horse Guards Road, London SW1 is the Treasury’s only freehold building. The building is Grade 2* listed, situated very close to Parliament and many other buildings of historic and architectural importance.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Of the three main renewable sources – solar, wind and water – from which energy can be micro-generated, only solar might be considered appropriate in this location.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Accordingly and in response to a ministerial initiative in February 2014, a brief study, in consultation with the PFI partner and FM provider, was carried out to assess the viability of solar photo-voltaic (PV) arrays on the building. The conclusion was that the clear roof and ground areas fall substantially short of the space required for viable arrays and the necessity of obtaining Listed Building Consent represents a formidable barrier.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andrea Leadsom more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Simon Kirby more like this