My noble Friend, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (Lord Henley) has made the following statement:
The Energy Council will take place on 18 December in Brussels.
The Council will aim to agree a total of four General Approaches on elements of the Clean Energy Package. These are on the Regulation on governance of the Energy Union; the Directive on renewable energy; the Regulation on electricity; and the Directive on electricity.
The day meeting will also include information from the Commission about recent developments in the field of external energy relations and a presentation from the Bulgarian delegation on their upcoming Presidency.
This statement has also been made in the House of Lords: