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star this property date less than 2019-10-29more like thismore than 2019-10-29
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Zero Hours Contracts: Scotland 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions she has had with the Scottish Trades Union Congress on the effect of zero-hours contracts on the (a) income and (b) mental well-being of workers under the age of 18 in Scotland. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill more like this
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Hugh Gaffney more like this
star this property uin 7198 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
star this property answer text <p>Ministers and officials from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy engage regularly with trade unions on all labour market issues, including zero hours contracts. We were also pleased that representatives from the Scottish Trades Union Congress attended discussions with BEIS on the Good Work Plan in Edinburgh on 26 September.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-11-05T15:13:27.297Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T15:13:27.297Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Hugh Gaffney more like this
1143360
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star this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Working Hours: EU Law 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will make it his policy to maintain the provisions of the Working Time Directive after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe more like this
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Nic Dakin more like this
star this property uin 284846 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to maintaining and enhancing workers’ rights after the UK leaves the EU. The Working Time Directive is transposed into UK law through the Working Time Regulations 1998. The EU (Withdrawal) Act 2018 ensures that these and other Regulations will be retained when the UK leaves the EU.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T12:18:10.21Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T12:18:10.21Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nic Dakin more like this
1150092
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star this property date less than 2019-10-16more like thismore than 2019-10-16
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Working Hours 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment her Department has made of the effect on the economy of reducing the working week to 32 hours. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk more like this
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John Lamont more like this
star this property uin 1122 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-21more like thismore than 2019-10-21
star this property answer text <p>A shorter week can create practical challenges in treating all parts of the organisation fairly, and may even limit some employees’ flexibility. While there is evidence that a shorter working week can lead to higher productivity, the extent to which this would offset lost output from reduced hours is unclear.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rochester and Strood more like this
star this property answering member printed Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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less than 2019-10-21T16:22:59.557Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-21T16:22:59.557Z
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4487
star this property label Biography information for Kelly Tolhurst more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Lamont more like this
1148198
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star this property date less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the average subsidy payment per megawatt hour of energy produced was to (a) onshore and (b) offshore wind companies in each month since January 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
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Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
star this property uin 294226 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>The average subsidy payment<sup> (1)(2)(3)</sup> to onshore and offshore wind companies per megawatt hour of electricity produced each month was:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Onshore wind</strong> <strong>(£/MWh)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Offshore wind </strong> <strong>(£/MWh)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jan 2017</p></td><td><p>52.04</p></td><td><p>84.87</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Feb 2017</p></td><td><p>51.76</p></td><td><p>84.93</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Mar 2017</p></td><td><p>51.31</p></td><td><p>84.67</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Apr 2017</p></td><td><p>52.26</p></td><td><p>87.71</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>May 2017</p></td><td><p>52.30</p></td><td><p>88.28</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jun 2017</p></td><td><p>52.26</p></td><td><p>88.63</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jul 2017</p></td><td><p>51.81</p></td><td><p>88.75</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Aug 2017</p></td><td><p>52.07</p></td><td><p>89.72</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Sep 2017</p></td><td><p>52.21</p></td><td><p>89.16</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oct 2017</p></td><td><p>51.92</p></td><td><p>89.93</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Nov 2017</p></td><td><p>52.21</p></td><td><p>89.67</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Dec 2017</p></td><td><p>51.64</p></td><td><p>88.87</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jan 2018</p></td><td><p>51.50</p></td><td><p>89.84</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Feb 2018</p></td><td><p>51.47</p></td><td><p>89.43</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Mar 2018</p></td><td><p>51.59</p></td><td><p>88.45</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Apr 2018</p></td><td><p>52.79</p></td><td><p>93.45</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>May 2018</p></td><td><p>52.64</p></td><td><p>93.35</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jun 2018</p></td><td><p>53.79</p></td><td><p>93.37</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jul 2018</p></td><td><p>53.27</p></td><td><p>93.36</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Aug 2018</p></td><td><p>52.51</p></td><td><p>92.97</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Sep 2018</p></td><td><p>52.98</p></td><td><p>91.85</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oct 2018</p></td><td><p>52.56</p></td><td><p>92.10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Nov 2018</p></td><td><p>52.38</p></td><td><p>92.41</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Dec 2018</p></td><td><p>52.38</p></td><td><p>92.11</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Jan 2019</p></td><td><p>52.06</p></td><td><p>92.68</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Feb 2019</p></td><td><p>51.93</p></td><td><p>95.10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Mar 2019</p></td><td><p>52.83</p></td><td><p>95.88</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>(1) Subsidies are the Renewables Obligation, Contracts for Difference (CfD), and Feed-in Tariff (FIT). The bulk of the above support is from the Renewables Obligation. Going forward, we expect the average subsidy payment figures to fall as more projects are supported under the competitive Contracts for Difference scheme*.</p><p>(2) Includes payments to domestic and community FIT schemes for onshore wind.</p><p>(3) Spend is in real terms.</p><p>For the Renewables Obligation, the full value of support is made up of a main payment and a much smaller subsidiary payment. As the value of the subsidiary payment is not yet known for any of the years, the above figures include only the main payment.</p><p>Data for April 2019 onwards are not yet available.</p><p><em>*The results of the third Contracts for Difference auction were announced on 20 September 2019. 12 new renewable electricity projects were awarded CfDs (6 offshore wind, 4 Remote Island Wind and two Advanced Conversion Technology projects), adding around 6GW of new clean electricity to the grid from 2023. The costs of offshore wind have come down by around two thirds since the first allocation round in 2015, with projects now being delivered for as little as £39.65/MWh. This is the first time that renewables are expected to come online below market prices.</em></p>
star this property answering member constituency Spelthorne more like this
star this property answering member printed Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T13:52:31.14Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T13:52:31.14Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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4615
unstar this property label Biography information for Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
1148196
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star this property date less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Wind Power: Seas and Oceans 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if she will list the offshore wind farm constraint payments made by the National Grid Electricity Systems Operator in each month since April 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
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Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
star this property uin 294224 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>National Grid Electricity System Operator (NGESO) publishes details of constraint payments by generation type in its ‘Monthly Balancing Services Summary’, which is available at: <a href="https://www.nationalgrideso.com/balancing-data/system-balancing-reports" target="_blank">https://www.nationalgrideso.com/balancing-data/system-balancing-reports</a> The addition published on 30 September 2019 contains the latest data on constraint payments made since NGESO was created on 1<sup>st</sup> April 2019, and the sections on ‘Constraint actions by fuel type’ and ‘Wind generation’ are most relevant. Detailed information on constraint payments to individual generation projects is published by Elexon, and is available at: <a href="https://www.bmreports.com/bmrs/?q=balancing/" target="_blank">https://www.bmreports.com/bmrs/?q=balancing/</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Spelthorne more like this
star this property answering member printed Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 294225 more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T14:03:35.303Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T14:03:35.303Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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4615
unstar this property label Biography information for Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Wind Power: Scotland 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 What recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Scotland on support for onshore wind. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North West more like this
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Carol Monaghan more like this
star this property uin 900055 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-22more like thismore than 2019-10-22
star this property answer text <p>I regularly discuss a range of issues with my Right Honourable Friend the Member for Dumfries and Galloway – including our shared delight that through the recent Contracts for Difference round, Scotland will benefit from six new projects, providing 740MWs of renewable electricity capacity, paid for by consumers across the whole of Great Britain.</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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less than 2019-10-22T13:41:19.823Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-22T13:41:19.823Z
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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 Carol Monaghan more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-10-23more like thismore than 2019-10-23
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Wind Power: Noise 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment her Department has made of the potential effects of (a) low-frequency sound and (b) amplitude modulation from onshore wind turbines on public (i) health and (ii) quality of life. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock more like this
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Bill Grant more like this
star this property uin 4347 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-28more like thismore than 2019-10-28
star this property answer text <p>In 2016 the Department for Energy and Climate Change published a report which makes recommendations for how local planning authorities can assess amplitude modulation and use planning conditions to control it where necessary.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Spelthorne more like this
star this property answering member printed Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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less than 2019-10-28T14:51:05.687Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-28T14:51:05.687Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Grant more like this
1151819
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star this property date less than 2019-10-23more like thismore than 2019-10-23
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Wind Power: Lighting 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions she has had with devolved Administrations on ensuring that warning lights on onshore wind turbines do not compromise gold tier dark sky parks including the Galloway and the Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock more like this
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Bill Grant more like this
star this property uin 4346 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-28more like thismore than 2019-10-28
star this property answer text <p>The Civil Aviation Authority set the requirements for warning lights on wind turbines in excess of 150 metres tall, to ensure high safety standards. Planning policy is a devolved matter in Scotland and it will be for the relevant Scottish Local Authority to consider the impact of light pollution from wind turbines.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Spelthorne more like this
star this property answering member printed Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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less than 2019-10-28T13:22:08.74Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-28T13:22:08.74Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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4605
unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Grant more like this
1148197
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star this property date less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Wind Power: Expenditure 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the average value of constraint payments made by National Grid Electricity Systems Operator (NGESO) was to (a) onshore and (b) offshore wind energy companies in each month since NGESO was created. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
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Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
star this property uin 294225 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-08more like thismore than 2019-10-08
star this property answer text <p>National Grid Electricity System Operator (NGESO) publishes details of constraint payments by generation type in its ‘Monthly Balancing Services Summary’, which is available at: <a href="https://www.nationalgrideso.com/balancing-data/system-balancing-reports" target="_blank">https://www.nationalgrideso.com/balancing-data/system-balancing-reports</a> The addition published on 30 September 2019 contains the latest data on constraint payments made since NGESO was created on 1<sup>st</sup> April 2019, and the sections on ‘Constraint actions by fuel type’ and ‘Wind generation’ are most relevant. Detailed information on constraint payments to individual generation projects is published by Elexon, and is available at: <a href="https://www.bmreports.com/bmrs/?q=balancing/" target="_blank">https://www.bmreports.com/bmrs/?q=balancing/</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Spelthorne more like this
star this property answering member printed Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 294224 more like this
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less than 2019-10-08T14:03:35.35Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-08T14:03:35.35Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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4615
unstar this property label Biography information for Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
1151943
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star this property date less than 2019-10-23more like thismore than 2019-10-23
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Wind Power: Ayrshire 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps she is taking with devolved Administrations to address negative perceptions of the effects of onshore wind turbines in the (a) Carrick area of south Ayrshire and (b) Cumnock area of east Ayrshire. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock more like this
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Bill Grant more like this
star this property uin 4406 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-28more like thismore than 2019-10-28
star this property answer text <p>I regularly have conversations with my counterparts in the Devolved Administrations on a wide range of issues, most recently on 24 October. The Government is rightly proud of its record on reducing emissions, and we continue to be ambitious in the deployment of renewables. Working with Devolved Administrations, the Offshore Wind Sector Deal aims to deliver 30GW of offshore wind by 2030, while boosting the UK economy, enhancing growth in the regions and continuing to reduce costs.</p><p> </p><p>As planning policy is a devolved matter, it is for the Devolved Administrations to establish their planning policy and approach to deciding planning applications.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Spelthorne more like this
star this property answering member printed Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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less than 2019-10-28T13:55:10.623Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-28T13:55:10.623Z
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star this property label Biography information for Kwasi Kwarteng more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Grant more like this