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star this property date less than 2017-12-11more like thismore than 2017-12-11
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
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
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star this property hansard heading Electricity: Prices 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 plans the Government has to ensure that UK consumers can benefit from the cheapest sources of electricity. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Falkirk more like this
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John McNally more like this
star this property uin 118602 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-18more like thismore than 2017-12-18
unstar this property answer text <p>The design of the Capacity Market drives fierce competition with existing and new resources, of all technology types, competing together. These auctions allow the market to identify which technology type is cost efficient in delivering security of supply, creating good value outcomes for consumers. Similarly, the recent Contracts for Difference allocation round for low carbon generation has demonstrated that the costs of offshore wind have fallen significantly, driven by sustained competition for support.</p><p>We are also supporting an increase in Britain’s interconnection capacity by ensuring a stable regime under which interconnector developers can bring forward projects to enable access to cheaper electricity from Europe at times of peak demand.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2017-12-18T16:12:19.663Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-18T16:12:19.663Z
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for John McNally remove filter
804348
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-11more like thismore than 2017-12-11
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Carbon Emissions 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 steps the Government is taking to ensure that there is sufficient low carbon electricity generation in the UK to meet the requirements of the fifth carbon budget. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Falkirk more like this
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John McNally more like this
star this property uin 118605 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-18more like thismore than 2017-12-18
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government’s Clean Growth Strategy sets out stretching domestic policies that keep us on track to meet our carbon budgets.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2017-12-18T15:08:23.573Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-18T15:08:23.573Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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4424
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804428
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-11more like thismore than 2017-12-11
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Carbon Emissions 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 steps the Government is taking to ensure that potential delays to the construction of new nuclear power stations do not undermine the UK’s ability to meet the requirements of the fifth carbon budget. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Falkirk more like this
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John McNally more like this
star this property uin 118608 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-15more like thismore than 2017-12-15
unstar this property answer text <p>The Clean Growth Strategy sets out an indicative pathway to 2032 for meeting the fifth carbon budget through domestic action. This is one of a number of possible pathways. The route we ultimately take to meeting our targets will depend on a range of factors, in particular ensuring we are mindful of any impact on energy costs for households and businesses, and changes in costs as a result of innovation.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2017-12-15T11:20:26.84Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-15T11:20:26.84Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for John McNally remove filter
804429
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-11more like thismore than 2017-12-11
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Carbon Emissions 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 steps the Government is taking to incentivise businesses and consumers to participate in demand-side flexibility to reduce the cost of meeting the requirements of the fifth carbon budget. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Falkirk more like this
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John McNally more like this
star this property uin 118609 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-15more like thismore than 2017-12-15
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government published the Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan in July 2017, which outlined a series of actions to support the transition to a smart energy system, which could save the UK an estimated £17-40 billion up to 2050. The Plan includes measures to increase the participation of industrial and commercial consumers in demand side response (DSR), which focuses on improving access to energy markets and actively supporting National Grid’s changes to ancillary services. The Plan also details policies to enable domestic consumers to participate in DSR, including measures to increase the availability of smart tariffs and on standards for smart appliances, alongside provisions for appropriate consumer protection.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2017-12-15T11:21:46.2Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-15T11:21:46.2Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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804430
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-11more like thismore than 2017-12-11
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Energy: Carbon Emissions 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 plans the Government has to engage the UK public with future developments and opportunities associated with the UK’s transition to a low carbon energy system. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Falkirk more like this
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John McNally more like this
star this property uin 118611 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-15more like thismore than 2017-12-15
unstar this property answer text <p>Moving to a productive low carbon economy cannot be achieved by central government alone; instead, clean growth must be a shared endeavour with business, civil society and the British people.</p><p>To this end, the Clean Growth Strategy announced that, from 2018, Government will work with business and NGOs to introduce a Green Great Britain Week.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
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less than 2017-12-15T16:19:29.087Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-15T16:19:29.087Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
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804474
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-11more like thismore than 2017-12-11
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Biofuels 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 estimate he has made of the proportion of the 36 per cent increase in the use of bioenergy referred to in the Clean Growth Strategy which the Government plans to come from woody biomass. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Falkirk more like this
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John McNally more like this
star this property uin 118677 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-19more like thismore than 2017-12-19
unstar this property answer text <p>The modelling used to derive the changes in annual final energy consumption in 2032, relative to the existing policies scenario did not differentiate between different types of biomass fuels. The figure in Table 11 of the Clean Growth Strategy can be taken to represent a mixture of biogenic fuels, including woody biomass, waste and other sources however we have not made an estimate of which proportion will come specifically from woody biomass.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2017-12-19T16:42:52.363Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-19T16:42:52.363Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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894881
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-04-30more like thismore than 2018-04-30
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
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
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star this property hansard heading Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme: Costs 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 cost of non-domestic renewable heat incentive subsidies was in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Falkirk more like this
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John McNally more like this
star this property uin 139521 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-05-09more like thismore than 2018-05-09
unstar this property answer text <p>The cost of the Non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive scheme was:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Financial year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2015/16</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2016/17</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2017/18</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Non-domestic payments</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£296</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£443m</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£612m</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Note that the 2017/18 figure uses the latest available payment information and is correct up to end February 2018.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2018-05-09T11:46:24.037Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-09T11:46:24.037Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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894883
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-04-30more like thismore than 2018-04-30
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Biofuels 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 proportion of the total biomass used to produce energy in the last year came from (a) domestically sourced wood and (b) imported wood. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Falkirk more like this
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John McNally more like this
star this property uin 139522 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-05-09more like thismore than 2018-05-09
unstar this property answer text <p>In 2016 (the latest year for which data are available), the UK energy demand for biomass was 8,542 thousand tonnes of oil equivalent (ktoe). Of this,</p><p>a) 46 per cent (3,935 ktoe) was domestically sourced wood, and;</p><p>b) 36 per cent (3,071 ktoe) was imported wood.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>2016</strong></p></td><td colspan="3"><p><strong>ktoe</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Wood<strong>[1]</strong></strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Other biomass</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Production</p></td><td><p>3,935</p></td><td><p>1,630</p></td><td><p>5,565</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Imports</p></td><td><p>3,071</p></td><td><p>41</p></td><td><p>3,112</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Exports</p></td><td><p>-135</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>-135</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total supply</p></td><td><p>6,871</p></td><td><p>1,670</p></td><td><p>8,542</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="4"><p><em><a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/632546/DUKES_6.1-6.3.xls" target="_blank">Source: Digest of UK Energy Statistics (DUKES) 2017, table 6.1</a><strong>[2]</strong></em></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>[1] Wood includes waste wood, wood, and wood pellets</p><p>[2] An estimate has been made for the proportion of wood pellets included in the plant biomass category in DUKES</p>
star this property answering member constituency Devizes more like this
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2018-05-09T11:46:56.657Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-09T11:46:56.657Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-06-27more like thismore than 2017-06-27
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
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
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star this property hansard heading Electricity Generation 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, whether the Government plans to work with Ofgem to address any market distortion created by the exemption of electricity imported from the continent from transmission network access charges. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Falkirk more like this
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John McNally more like this
star this property uin 1536 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-03more like thismore than 2017-07-03
unstar this property answer text <p>Interconnection benefits UK consumers through the access of cheaper power from other countries when we need it, which enables greater competition between generators in both markets and improves price efficiency. In the same way that UK generators are charged to access our transmission network, continental generators exporting power to the UK will be subject to a range of charges and taxes in their own countries. UK generators can also benefit from exporting without paying for access to networks in other countries. Levying further charges on the power imported via an interconnector would reduce the benefits of accessing lower priced power from markets in other countries.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Watford more like this
star this property answering member printed Richard Harrington more like this
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less than 2017-07-03T15:21:01.723Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-03T15:21:01.723Z
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Harrington more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-06-28more like thismore than 2018-06-28
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Directors more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to enable former directors of companies to require the removal of their name by those companies from company materials. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Falkirk more like this
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John McNally more like this
star this property uin 158770 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-05more like thismore than 2018-07-05
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government has no such plans. Limited liability is a privileged status through which individuals are able to carry out business while limiting the extent of their personal liabilities to third parties. There is a public interest in third parties being able to establish the trading history of an individual who has been a director of limited liability companies.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Burton more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Griffiths more like this
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less than 2018-07-05T10:12:30.917Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-05T10:12:30.917Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Griffiths more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for John McNally remove filter