COMMONS

Energy and Climate Change Committee question Secretary of State

02 November 2011

The Energy and Climate Change Committee will hold an oral evidence session into  Department of Energy and Climate Change's (DECC) Departmental Annual Report at 10.15am on Wednesday 2 November 2011 in the Wilson room, Portcullis House.

Witnesses

At 10.15 am approx

  • Rt Hon Chris Huhne MP, Secretary of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change
  • Moira Wallace OBE, Permanent Secretary, Department of Energy and Climate Change
  • Simon Virley, Director General, Energy Markets and Infrastructure
  • Phil Wynn Owen, Director General, International Climate Change and Energy Efficiency

Timings are approximate

Issues

The session will explore a range of issues, including:

  • How the Department will approach the task of making cuts and efficiency savings
  • The implications of the Government's spending plans for the Prime Minister’s pledge to make this Government the greenest ever
  • Spending on subsidies for low-carbon technologies 
  • The future of the Department's associated bodies
  • The progress of the Department's policies and programmes

Further Information

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