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The work of the Committee on Climate Change

Oral evidence was held on 9 October 2013.

The Energy and Climate Change Committee took evidence from The Rt Hon John Gummer, Lord Deben, Chair, and Dr David Kennedy, Chief Executive of the Committee on Climate Change on Wednesday 9 October 2013 in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House.

The topics of discussion included:

  • The CCC’s 2013 Progress Report to Parliament;
  • Setting and meeting carbon budgets;
  • Managing competitiveness risk;
  • Next Steps on Electricity Market Reform; and
  • Post legislative scrutiny of the Climate Change Act.

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    • Reports and associated evidence – Reports of Committee inquires. This category may also include Special Reports where they are used by a Committee to bring matters relating to conduct of its business to the notice of the House.
    • Responses to Reports - Responses may be published as a Special Report, or as a Command Paper. They may also be appended to a Report should the Committee have substantial comments on the Response, in which case they can be found listed under Reports. 
    • Other oral and written evidence - Evidence taken by the Committee that has yet to or did not result in the publication of a Report. This includes transcripts of recent meetings.
    • Estimate Memoranda - An Estimate memorandum is an explanatory note that accompanies a government department’s estimate (a means by which a department seeks authority from Parliament for its spending plans).
    • Correspondence - Correspondence sent from or received by the Committee or its Chair.