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star this property date less than 2017-09-04more like thismore than 2017-09-04
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Leader of the House more like this
star this property answering dept id 34 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Leader of the House more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Leader of the House more like this
star this property hansard heading e-petitions more like this
star this property house id 1 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 the Leader of the House, for what reasons petitions on the e-petitions website were not carried over from the beginning of purdah on 3 May 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 8269 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2017-09-08
star this property answer text <p>The new Petitions Committee will consider petitions which reached the 100,000 threshold for debate as soon as it is set up.</p><p> </p><p>As the petitions system is part of the official work of Parliament, it stops when Parliament dissolves. This applies not just to petitions but also to other kinds of business, such as parliamentary questions and early day motions.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
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less than 2017-09-08T16:28:50.867Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-08T16:28:50.867Z
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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 Jon Trickett more like this
756545
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-04more like thismore than 2017-09-04
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Leader of the House more like this
star this property answering dept id 34 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Leader of the House more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Leader of the House more like this
star this property hansard heading e-petitions more like this
star this property house id 1 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 the Leader of the House, how many times the e-petitions website was visited between 3 May 2017 to 4 September 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 8270 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2017-09-08
star this property answer text <p>In the period of 3 May 2017 to 4 September 2017 the e-petitions website was visited 1,000,647 times.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
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less than 2017-09-08T16:28:59.87Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-08T16:28:59.87Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrea Leadsom more like this
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410
unstar this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
754866
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star this property date less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
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Leader of the House more like this
star this property answering dept id 34 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Leader of the House more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Leader of the House more like this
star this property hansard heading e-petitions more like this
star this property house id 1 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 the Leader of the House, what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the e-petitions system; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lancaster and Fleetwood more like this
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Cat Smith more like this
star this property uin 6576 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2017-09-08
star this property answer text <p>The new e-petitions system has been running for over two years now and the Government is pleased with the level of engagement that it has prompted among the public.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>The Parliamentary e-petitions site is jointly owned by the Government and the House of Commons, therefore any assessment of potential changes to the system would have to be agreed between the Government and the House. Individual Departments are responsible for the content and timeliness of responses to e-petitions and the Leader's office has general Government oversight of e-petitions.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
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less than 2017-09-08T16:30:03.843Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-08T16:30:03.843Z
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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 Cat Smith more like this
512981
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-04-14more like thismore than 2016-04-14
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Department for Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept id 63 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property hansard heading World War II: Medals more like this
star this property house id 1 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 the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, how many medals have been issued to men conscripted into UK coal mines under the Bevin Boys Veterans Badge scheme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Blaydon more like this
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Mr David Anderson more like this
star this property uin 33967 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 2016-04-18more like thismore than 2016-04-18
star this property answer text <p>Since 25<sup>th</sup> March 2008, when the first Bevin Boys Veterans Badge was issued, to the end of March 2016 the Department has issued just over 5,100 Badges to former Bevin Boys and their widows, where their husbands passed away after the Badge was announced on 20 June 2007.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
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less than 2016-04-18T15:32:29.117Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-18T15:32:29.117Z
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4117
star this property label Biography information for Andrea Leadsom more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr David Anderson more like this
456597
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-03-01more like thismore than 2016-03-01
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Department for Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept id 63 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property hansard heading Wood-burning Stoves: Carbon Emissions more like this
star this property house id 1 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 the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what steps she is taking to reduce carbon emissions from wood stoves. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 29108 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 2016-03-04more like thismore than 2016-03-04
star this property answer text <p>Directive 2009/125/EC established a framework for the setting of ecodesign requirements for energy-related products. In April 2015 Commission Regulation 2015/1185 was published, which provides minimum standards for efficiencies of wood burning stoves placed on the European market from 2022 that will reduce their carbon emissions.</p><p> </p><p>Wood burning stoves that have a back boiler attached are supported through the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). The scheme applies only to Great Britain.</p><p> </p><p>Wood burning stoves are treated as having zero emissions for most inventory purposes, given that the biomass combustion releases the carbon captured during the trees’ lifetime; and that this loss of carbon from the forest is already recorded in the forestry section of the emissions inventory.</p><p> </p><p>Different carbon emissions figures are used for lifecycle analysis of biomass – but these often relate to the transportation of the fuel and fuel preparation. Evidence to date suggests the fuel used in wood burning stoves, such as logs, is frequently sourced very locally with minimal preparation, and therefore has a relatively small footprint.</p><p> </p><p>A tool is also available from Ofgem for calculating carbon emissions from biomass. It can be found on the Ofgem website at <a href="https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/publications-and-updates/uk-solid-and-gaseous-biomass-carbon-calculator" target="_blank">https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/publications-and-updates/uk-solid-and-gaseous-biomass-carbon-calculator</a> .</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
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less than 2016-03-04T15:00:43.3Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-04T15:00:43.3Z
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4117
star this property label Biography information for Andrea Leadsom more like this
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4131
unstar this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this
387816
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-06more like thismore than 2015-07-06
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Department for Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept id 63 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property hansard heading Wind Power: Subsidies more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what estimate she has made of how the number of people employed in the UK onshore wind industry may be affected by the removal of the wind energy subsidy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 5717 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 2015-07-09more like thismore than 2015-07-09
star this property answer text <p>It is very difficult to predict exactly how much of the onshore wind pipeline would have come forward without the measures proposed to close the Renewables Obligation to onshore wind, and therefore to make an assessment on jobs affected.</p><p>We will consider carefully the level of investment developers are likely to bring forward under proposals announced on 18<sup>th</sup> June.</p><p>We currently have enough projects in the pipeline to meet our 2020 renewable electricity objective of between 11-13GW of onshore wind capacity while remaining within the limits of what is affordable. This pipeline of projects will deliver new jobs across the UK.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
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less than 2015-07-09T16:00:19.413Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-09T16:00:19.413Z
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4117
star this property label Biography information for Andrea Leadsom more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
387818
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-06more like thismore than 2015-07-06
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Department for Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept id 63 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property hansard heading Wind Power: Subsidies more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what assessment she has made of the potential effect of the removal of onshore windfarm subsidy on the UK's ability to meet renewables targets. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 5719 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 2015-07-09more like thismore than 2015-07-09
star this property answer text <p>The UK is continuing to make progress towards the 2020 renewables target of 15% of final energy consumption from renewable sources. We are on track to meet the next interim target for 2013/14, with provisional figures showing 6.3% of final energy consumption came from renewable sources, against a target level of 5.4%.</p><p>The Government has set out its plan to meet the target, including an ambition for at least 30% of electricity demand to be met by renewable sources. This includes between 11 – 13 GW of electricity to be provided by onshore wind by 2020. We have enough onshore wind in the pipeline, including projects that have planning permission, to deliver this.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
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less than 2015-07-09T16:04:57.493Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-09T16:04:57.493Z
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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 Tom Brake more like this
388932
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star this property date less than 2015-07-09more like thismore than 2015-07-09
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Department for Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept id 63 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property hansard heading Wind Power: Subsidies more like this
star this property house id 1 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 the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what assessment she has made of the effect of removing the subsidy for onshore wind on investment in that technology. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 6319 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 2015-07-14more like thismore than 2015-07-14
star this property answer text <p>Onshore wind has made a valuable contribution to the UK energy mix in recent years but has now reached the point where there is enough capacity in the pipeline to help the UK to meet its 2020 renewable commitments. The grace period arrangements that we have proposed are intended to protect investor confidence in the wider renewable sector and balance the interests of onshore wind developers with consumers, who pay the cost of renewable electricity generation through their energy bill.</p><p>DECC is engaging with developers, investors and stakeholders, as we implement the manifesto commitment. We will consider carefully the level of investment that developers are likely to bring forward under the proposals announced by my rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State on 18 June.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
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less than 2015-07-14T11:29:17.847Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-14T11:29:17.847Z
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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 Tom Brake more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-07-15more like thismore than 2015-07-15
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Department for Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept id 63 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property hansard heading Wind Power: Subsidies more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what the value was of subsidies to onshore wind energy providers in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Antrim more like this
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Sammy Wilson more like this
star this property uin 7497 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-21more like thismore than 2015-07-21
star this property answer text <p>Onshore wind has received support over the past three years from the Renewables Obligation (RO) and the Feed-in Tariff (FITs) schemes.</p><p>The cost of supporting onshore wind through the RO in 2011/12, 2012/13 and 2013/14 was as follows (figures not adjusted for inflation):</p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td><p><strong>2011/12</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2012/13</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013/14</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Onshore wind</strong></p></td><td><p>£483m</p></td><td><p>£557m</p></td><td><p>£756m</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Outturn data is not yet available for spend in 2014/15, but we would expect an increase in the total level of support for onshore wind as there was a higher level deployment.</p><p>Some small-scale onshore wind was supported by the FIT, but FIT costs are not available disaggregated by technology.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
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less than 2015-07-21T11:05:03.627Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-21T11:05:03.627Z
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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 Sammy Wilson more like this
384602
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star this property date less than 2015-06-22more like thismore than 2015-06-22
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Department for Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept id 63 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Energy and Climate Change more like this
star this property hansard heading Wind Power: Subsidies more like this
star this property house id 1 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 the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what assessment her Department has made of the potential effect on trade and investment of ending new subsidies for onshore wind in relation to the Renewables Obligation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ochil and South Perthshire more like this
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Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh more like this
star this property uin 3359 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 2015-06-29more like thismore than 2015-06-29
star this property answer text <p>Onshore wind has made a valuable contribution to the UK energy mix in recent years but has now reached the point where there is enough capacity in the pipeline for the UK to meet its 2020 renewable commitments. The grace period arrangements that we have proposed are intended to protect investor confidence in the wider renewable sector and balance the interests of onshore wind developers with consumers, who pay the cost of renewable electricity generation through their energy bill.</p><p>DECC will continue to engage with developers, investors and stakeholders as we implement the manifesto commitment. We will consider carefully the level of investment that developers are likely to bring forward under the proposals announced by my rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State on 18 June.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Northamptonshire remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Andrea Leadsom more like this
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less than 2015-06-29T16:32:10.27Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-29T16:32:10.27Z
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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 Ms Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh more like this