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star this property date less than 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Heathrow Airport: Carbon Emissions 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 he has made of the effect of the expansion of Heathrow Airport on the ability of the UK to meet the net-zero emissions target by 2050. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Richmond Park more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answer text <p>Following the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Special Report on 1.5 degrees, published in October, we commissioned advice from our independent advisers, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC), on its long-term emissions reduction targets, including on the setting of a net zero target. This commission asks for evidence from the CCC on how reductions might be delivered in key sectors of the economy and the expected costs and benefits of different scenarios.</p><p> </p><p>The Committee will also publish a report on aviation in Spring 2019. As set out in the Committee’s recent progress report, this will include consideration of the potential to reduce aviation emissions over the period to 2050 and beyond.</p><p> </p><p>The Government will consider carefully the Committee’s advice on both these issues when it is received. Subject to this review, the Government will consider whether it is appropriate to review the Airports National Policy Statement, in accordance with Section 6 of the Planning Act 2008.</p>
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star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2018-11-19T15:13:41.023Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T15:13:41.023Z
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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 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading 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 Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he has plans to introduce legislation proposals to set the target of net-zero emissions by 2050. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Richmond Park more like this
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Zac Goldsmith remove filter
star this property uin 190876 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answer text <p>Following the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s special report on the impacts of climate change of 1.5 degrees on 8 October, we commissioned our independent experts, the Committee on Climate Change, to provide their advice on the implications of the Paris Agreement for the UK’s long-term emissions reduction targets, including on setting a net zero target. The letter requesting the CCC’s advice is available <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-climate-targets-request-for-advice-from-the-committee-on-climate-change" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p> </p><p>We will consider the Committee’s evidence-based advice carefully when it is received in Spring 2019. We believe that is the right way to approach such an important question.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes remove filter
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2018-11-19T15:46:48.097Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T15:46:48.097Z
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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 2015-02-20more like thismore than 2015-02-20
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Conflict of Interests 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 Transport, what arrangements are in place in his Department to manage potential conflicts of interest of civil servants in relation to their previous employment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Richmond Park more like this
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star this property uin 224678 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-02-26more like thismore than 2015-02-26
star this property answer text <p>There are a number of arrangements in place; including the Civil Service Code, which refers to an individual’s integrity in putting the obligations of public service above their own personal interests and forms part of the contractual relationship between a Civil Servant and their employer.</p><p> </p><p>Contracts of employment issued to a new member of staff also refer to the subject of Conduct and conflict of interest:</p><p> </p><p>‘As a Civil Servant you are required to conduct yourself in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Service Code, a copy of which is available within the Staff Handbook. It is essential that you are, and are seen to be, honest and impartial in the discharge of your duties. You must not allow your judgement or integrity to be compromised in fact or by reasonable implication. The detailed requirements governing the avoidance of conflicts of interest, the receipt of gifts and hospitality and the standards of conduct expected of you are set out in the Staff Handbook.’</p><p> </p><p>Any Civil Servant who does not adhere to the Civil Service code is liable to disciplinary action including the possibility of dismissal.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, applicants are required to declare previous employment on job applications, so recruiting line managers will be aware of potential conflicts of interest. If a role requires security clearance, then an additional independent check is conducted as part of the security checking process.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Devizes remove filter
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2015-02-26T11:32:56.103Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-26T11:32:56.103Z
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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 2015-02-20more like thismore than 2015-02-20
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Simon Baugh more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recruitment process was used when hiring Simon Baugh, Group Director of Communications for his Department; and what role Mr Baugh will have in his Department after the Airports Commission has made its recommendation on airport expansion in the South East. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Richmond Park more like this
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star this property uin 224679 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-02-26more like thismore than 2015-02-26
star this property answer text <p>The recruitment process for this role followed the legal principle that a person's selection must be on merit on the basis of fair and open competition as set out in the Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010. The process was overseen at all stages by a Civil Service Commissioner and managed by executive search firm Odgers Berndston. The role was advertised nationally in September 2014, and the process that then followed comprised longlisting, shortlisting, psychometric testing and final interviews by a panel. The panel was chaired by the Civil Service Commissioner and otherwise comprised Philip Rutnam, Permanent Secretary of the Department for Transport; Alex Aitken, Executive Director of Government Communications, Cabinet Office; David Prout, Director General, High Speed Rail, Department for Transport; and Alison Rumsey, Group HR Director, Department for Transport. Prior to final panel interviews the shortlisted candidates met the Permanent Secretary and the Secretary of State for conversations in which the candidates had the opportunity to ask questions about the Department. The meetings with the Secretary of State were observed by representatives from the Civil Service Commissioner’s office in line with Civil Service Commission’s Recruitment Principles. As Mr Baugh was previously employed by Heathrow Airport Ltd, he will not be involved in advising Ministers on issues relating to the work of the Airports Commission for the 6 months following his appointment, which starts on 30 March 2015.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Devizes remove filter
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2015-02-26T12:19:35.92Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-26T12:19:35.92Z
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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 2015-06-08more like thismore than 2015-06-08
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Department for Transport more like this
star this property answering dept id 27 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Railway Stations: Disability 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 Transport, what steps are being taken to improve access for disabled people at National Rail stations. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Richmond Park more like this
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star this property uin 1461 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 2015-06-15more like thismore than 2015-06-15
star this property answer text <p>By the end of this year the Access for All programme, launched in 2006, will have provided step free routes to more than 150 stations and smaller scale improvements at over 1,100. A further £160m has been allocated to extend the programme until 2019 and the 68 stations to benefit from this were announced last year.</p><p> </p><p>This is in addition to access improvements delivered by other major projects or the industry itself, which must meet UK and EU standards for accessibility.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes remove filter
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2015-06-15T14:14:48.877Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-15T14:14:48.877Z
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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 2017-09-06more like thismore than 2017-09-06
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Green Investment Bank 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 his policy is on circumstances in which the special share in the Green Investment Bank (GIB) held by the Green Purposes Company Ltd can be used to approve or reject changes to GIB's green purposes as set out in the objects of its Articles of Association. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Richmond Park more like this
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star this property uin 8995 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 2017-09-13more like thismore than 2017-09-13
star this property answer text <p>Following the sale of the Green Investment Bank (GIB), should the company wish to amend, remove or alter the green objective within the objects of its Articles of Association, it must seek written approval from the Green Purposes Company Limited (GPC), which holds a special share in GIB (now called the Green Investment Group (GIG)).</p><p> </p><p>The five trustees of GPC, who are independent of Government and the GIG, will form a judgement on the proposed amendment, and will either approve or reject the change to ensure that the green mission of the GIG is not weakened.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes remove filter
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2017-09-13T13:46:12.47Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-13T13:46:12.47Z
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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 2017-12-06more like thismore than 2017-12-06
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Biofuels 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 36 per cent increase in the use of bioenergy envisaged in the Clean Growth Strategy the Government plans will come from woody biomass. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Richmond Park more like this
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star this property uin 117994 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-11more like thismore than 2017-12-11
star 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.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes remove filter
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2017-12-11T15:57:13.55Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-11T15:57:13.55Z
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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 2017-12-20more like thismore than 2017-12-20
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Carbon Emissions 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, when he plans to publish the sensitivity analysis which sets out the emissions reductions by each sector of the economy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Richmond Park more like this
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star this property uin 120629 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-08more like thismore than 2018-01-08
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy publishes annual updated energy and emissions projections, which project future energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in the UK. These include projections of emissions reductions by sector, and sensitivity to fossil fuel prices and economic growth.</p><p>The 2017 energy and emissions projections are the most recent published projections, and were published on Jan 2<sup>nd</sup> 2018. They are available here:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/updated-energy-and-emissions-projections-2017" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/updated-energy-and-emissions-projections-2017</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes remove filter
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2018-01-08T16:12:56.713Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-08T16:12:56.713Z
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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 2017-12-21more like thismore than 2017-12-21
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Aviation: Exhaust Emissions more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to page 85 of the Government's Clean Growth Strategy, what estimate he has made of the actual and projected emissions for the aviation sector for (a) 2030, (b) 2040 and (c) 2050; and what estimate he has made of the required level of aviation emissions if emissions from from transport need to be as low as 3 Mt by 2050. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Richmond Park more like this
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star this property uin 120954 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-08more like thismore than 2018-01-08
star this property answer text <p>Latest BEIS data shows that carbon dioxide emissions from UK departing flights in 2015 were 34.5 Mt. DfT’s October 2017 aviation forecasts give CO2 emissions from UK departing flights of between 36.6 and 45.7Mt in 2030; between 36.3 and 45.1Mt in 2040; and between 35.0 and 44.3Mt in 2050, depending on demand scenario and airport capacity options.</p><p> </p><p>The Government will set out its strategic approach to the aviation sector in a series of consultations leading to the publication of a new Aviation Strategy for the UK. The Strategy will consider what the best approach and combination of policy measures are to ensure we effectively address carbon emissions from aviation.</p><p> </p><p>The 3 Mt figure quoted from page 85 of the Clean Growth Strategy concerns emissions from transport not including domestic or international aviation and shipping.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Devizes remove filter
star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2018-01-08T16:28:46.723Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-08T16:28:46.723Z
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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 2018-03-12more like thismore than 2018-03-12
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Solar Power 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 his Department plans to consult on post-feed-in tariff policy support for solar power; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Richmond Park more like this
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star this property uin 131964 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-19more like thismore than 2018-03-19
star this property answer text <p>The Feed-in Tariff scheme remains open and provides an incentive for businesses to invest in generating renewable electricity, including solar power.</p><p> </p><p>We are considering options for small-scale low carbon generation beyond 2019, and a consultation on the Feed-in Tariff scheme will be published in due course.</p> more like this
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star this property answering member printed Claire Perry more like this
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less than 2018-03-19T15:53:59.86Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-19T15:53:59.86Z
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star this property label Biography information for Claire Perry more like this
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