Tag: Mps

Farmers rally to support AD in parliament

Today in the House of Commons almost 150 farmers will join around 90 MPs and Peers at a parliamentary event aimed at championing the anaerobic digestion industry. Farming representatives from across the UK will join the farming themed event to raise awareness about the technology's value to their businesses and the…

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Tags: press release, parliamentary office of science and technology, lobbying, Farmers, House of Commons, mps, peers, shadow farming minister, nick smith, eccc, committee, neil parish, Defra, policy, on-farm AD, farming, biogas, biofertiliser, CCC, small-scale, rural economy, reception event, decarbonisation, food production, green energy, clean energy, farm income, DECC, farming resilience, Charlotte Morton

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Commons Committee summons Energy Minister for hearing


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Last month I reported on the House of Commons Energy & Climate Change Committee’s (ECCC) programme for departmental scrutiny as the body of MPs sets out to hold government to account for recent policy announcements. As part of this programme, the ECCC today summoned the Energy Minister, Andrea…

Posted in: Policy updates

Tags: blog, Parliament, committee, efra committee, Defra, Minister, andrea leadsom, dan poulter, hinkley point c, mps, energy trilemma, investor confidence, shale gas, ghg, low-carbon, DECC, HM Treasury, FIT, pre-accreditation, scrutiny, Derek Sivyer

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The political case for AD starts with you!

What’s changed? HM Treasury appears to be refusing to participate in constructive dialogue on the vital role of renewables in a thriving UK economy, and each government department is currently pre-occupied grappling with how to meet the hefty cost reductions demanded of them. Although the government has said…

Posted in: News for Members, Policy updates

Tags: lobbying, mps, Parliament, lec, cuts, DECC, treasury, degression, campaign, Derek Sivyer

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Taking a lead on parliamentary scrutiny

Last month ADBA responded to the House of Commons Energy & Climate Change Committee’s request for industry feedback on the scrutiny body’s short and long term priorities.  ADBA was subsequently selected to join a roundtable debate in parliament as one of 60 organisations chosen from the…

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Tags: blog, ADBA news, energy & climate change committee, House of Commons, Parliament, ECC committee, DECC, mps, roundtable debate, angus macneil, indigenous gas, fracking, nuclear, localised energy, Renewable Energy Targets, cost-effectiveness, roi, scrutiny, parliamentary committees, government policy, Derek Sivyer

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ADBA joins green lobby of Parliament


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As part of a lobbying strategy in partnership with other renewable and environmental organisations, Charlotte Morton joined ADBA’s policy team in the House of Commons for a “speed up-dating” event aimed at engaging Members of Parliament from across the political spectrum. Despite most MPs being broadly…

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Tags: lobbying, Parliament, mps, political, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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