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261

 

House of Commons

 
 

Tuesday 4 June 2013

 

Consideration of Bill

 

Energy Bill, As Amended


 

Note

 

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Order of the House

 

[3 June].

 


 

NEW CLAUSES AND NEW SCHEDULES RELATING T0 DECARBONISATION, AMENDMENTS

 

TO PART 1 AND REMAINING AMENDMENTS TO CLAUSE 5

 

Mr Tim Yeo

 

Barry Gardiner

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Dr Alan Whitehead

 

Mr Mike Weir

 

Steve McCabe

 

John McDonnell

 

Sir Gerald Kaufman

 

Mr Dai Havard

 

Katy Clark

 

John Cryer

 

John Robertson

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

Mike Wood

 

John Hemming

 

Kelvin Hopkins

 

Martin Horwood

 

Martin Caton

 

Dame Joan Ruddock

 

Andrew George

 

Mr Frank Field

 

Mike Gapes

 

Mr Mike Hancock

 

Greg Mulholland

 

Roger Williams

 

Dr Hywel Francis

 

Mark Durkan

 

Mark Lazarowicz

 

Caroline Nokes

 

Nia Griffith

 

Mr David Anderson

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Sir Peter Bottomley

 

Paul Goggins

 

Mr David Amess

 

Mr John Leech

 

Andrew Stunell

 

Mr Mark Williams

 

Mr Andrew Smith

 

Mr Brian H. Donohoe

 

Zac Goldsmith

 

Lucy Powell

 

Graeme Morrice

 

Jim Dobbin

 

Yasmin Qureshi

 

Caroline Flint

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Luciana Berger

 

Mr Michael Thornton

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

11

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  4,  after ‘ensure’, insert ‘that a decarbonisation target range is

 

set and that’.


 
 

Consideration of Bill: 4 June 2013                     

262

 

Energy Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Tim Yeo

 

Barry Gardiner

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Dr Alan Whitehead

 

Mr Mike Weir

 

Steve McCabe

 

John McDonnell

 

Sir Gerald Kaufman

 

Mr Dai Havard

 

Katy Clark

 

John Cryer

 

John Robertson

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

Mike Wood

 

John Hemming

 

Kelvin Hopkins

 

Martin Horwood

 

Martin Caton

 

Dame Joan Ruddock

 

Andrew George

 

Mr Frank Field

 

Mike Gapes

 

Mr Mike Hancock

 

Greg Mulholland

 

Roger Williams

 

Dr Hywel Francis

 

Mark Lazarowicz

 

Caroline Nokes

 

Nia Griffith

 

Mr David Anderson

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Sir Peter Bottomley

 

Paul Goggins

 

Mr David Amess

 

Mr John Leech

 

Mr Mark Williams

 

Mr Andrew Smith

 

Mr Brian H. Donohoe

 

Zac Goldsmith

 

Lucy Powell

 

Graeme Morrice

 

Jim Dobbin

 

Yasmin Qureshi

 

Caroline Flint

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Luciana Berger

 

Mr Michael Thornton

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

12

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  5,  leave out ‘a decarbonisation target range is set, that’ and

 

insert ‘such a target range is set’.

 

Mr Tim Yeo

 

Barry Gardiner

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Dr Alan Whitehead

 

Mr Mike Weir

 

Steve McCabe

 

John McDonnell

 

Sir Gerald Kaufman

 

Mr Dai Havard

 

Katy Clark

 

John Cryer

 

John Robertson

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

Mike Wood

 

John Hemming

 

Kelvin Hopkins

 

Martin Horwood

 

Martin Caton

 

Dame Joan Ruddock

 

Mr Frank Field

 

Mike Gapes

 

Mr Mike Hancock

 

Greg Mulholland

 

Roger Williams

 

Dr Hywel Francis

 

Mark Durkan

 

Mark Lazarowicz

 

Caroline Nokes

 

Nia Griffith

 

Mr David Anderson

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Sir Peter Bottomley

 

Paul Goggins

 

Mr David Amess

 

Mr John Leech

 

Mr Mark Williams

 

Mr Andrew Smith

 

Mr Brian H. Donohoe

 

Zac Goldsmith

 

Lucy Powell

 

Graeme Morrice

 

Jim Dobbin

 

Yasmin Qureshi

 

Caroline Flint

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Luciana Berger

 

Mr Michael Thornton

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

13

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  8,  leave out ‘may’ and insert ‘must’.


 
 

Consideration of Bill: 4 June 2013                     

263

 

Energy Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Tim Yeo

 

Barry Gardiner

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Dr Alan Whitehead

 

Mr Mike Weir

 

Steve McCabe

 

John McDonnell

 

Sir Gerald Kaufman

 

Mr Dai Havard

 

Katy Clark

 

John Cryer

 

John Robertson

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

Mike Wood

 

John Hemming

 

Kelvin Hopkins

 

Martin Caton

 

Dame Joan Ruddock

 

Andrew George

 

Mr Frank Field

 

Mike Gapes

 

Mr Mike Hancock

 

Greg Mulholland

 

Roger Williams

 

Dr Hywel Francis

 

Mark Durkan

 

Mark Lazarowicz

 

Caroline Nokes

 

Nia Griffith

 

Mr David Anderson

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Sir Peter Bottomley

 

Paul Goggins

 

Mr David Amess

 

Mr John Leech

 

Mr Mark Williams

 

Mr Andrew Smith

 

Mr Brian H. Donohoe

 

Zac Goldsmith

 

Lucy Powell

 

Graeme Morrice

 

Jim Dobbin

 

Yasmin Qureshi

 

Caroline Flint

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Luciana Berger

 

Mr Michael Thornton

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

14

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  11,  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

Subject to section 2(1) the decarbonisation level must not exceed the level

 

deemed consistent with a low-carbon trajectory as advised by the Committee on

 

Climate Change’.

 

Mr Tim Yeo

 

Barry Gardiner

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Dr Alan Whitehead

 

Mr Mike Weir

 

Steve McCabe

 

John McDonnell

 

Sir Gerald Kaufman

 

Mr Dai Havard

 

Katy Clark

 

John Cryer

 

John Robertson

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

Mike Wood

 

John Hemming

 

Kelvin Hopkins

 

Martin Horwood

 

Martin Caton

 

Dame Joan Ruddock

 

Andrew George

 

Mr Frank Field

 

Mike Gapes

 

Mr Mike Hancock

 

Greg Mulholland

 

Roger Williams

 

Dr Hywel Francis

 

Mark Durkan

 

Mark Lazarowicz

 

Caroline Nokes

 

Nia Griffith

 

Mr David Anderson

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Sir Peter Bottomley

 

Paul Goggins

 

Mr David Amess

 

Mr John Leech

 

Mr Mark Williams

 

Mr Andrew Smith

 

Mr Brian H. Donohoe

 

Mr Adrian Sanders

 

Zac Goldsmith

 

Lucy Powell

 

Graeme Morrice

 

Jim Dobbin

 

Yasmin Qureshi

 

Caroline Flint

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Luciana Berger

 

Mr Michael Thornton

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

15

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  2,  leave out from ‘and the first decarbonisation order may

 

not’ to ‘Climate Change Act 2008’ and insert ‘a decarbonisation order must be made by

 

1 April 2014’.


 
 

Consideration of Bill: 4 June 2013                     

264

 

Energy Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Tim Yeo

 

Barry Gardiner

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Dr Alan Whitehead

 

Mr Mike Weir

 

John McDonnell

 

Sir Gerald Kaufman

 

Mr Dai Havard

 

Katy Clark

 

John Cryer

 

John Robertson

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

Mike Wood

 

John Hemming

 

Kelvin Hopkins

 

Martin Caton

 

Dame Joan Ruddock

 

Andrew George

 

Mr Frank Field

 

Mike Gapes

 

Mr Mike Hancock

 

Greg Mulholland

 

Dr Hywel Francis

 

Mark Durkan

 

Mark Lazarowicz

 

Caroline Nokes

 

Nia Griffith

 

Mr David Anderson

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Sir Peter Bottomley

 

Paul Goggins

 

Mr David Amess

 

Mr John Leech

 

Mr Andrew Smith

 

Mr Brian H. Donohoe

 

Zac Goldsmith

 

Lucy Powell

 

Graeme Morrice

 

Jim Dobbin

 

Yasmin Qureshi

 

Caroline Flint

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Luciana Berger

 

Mr Michael Thornton

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

16

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  6,  leave out ‘A’ and insert ‘Subject to section 2(1), a’.

 


 

Mr Tim Yeo

 

Barry Gardiner

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Dr Alan Whitehead

 

Mr Mike Weir

 

John McDonnell

 

Sir Gerald Kaufman

 

Mr Dai Havard

 

Katy Clark

 

John Cryer

 

John Robertson

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

Mike Wood

 

John Hemming

 

Kelvin Hopkins

 

Martin Caton

 

Dame Joan Ruddock

 

Andrew George

 

Mr Frank Field

 

Mike Gapes

 

Mr Mike Hancock

 

Greg Mulholland

 

Dr Hywel Francis

 

Mark Durkan

 

Mark Lazarowicz

 

Caroline Nokes

 

Nia Griffith

 

Mr David Anderson

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Sir Peter Bottomley

 

Paul Goggins

 

Mr David Amess

 

Mr John Leech

 

Mr Andrew Smith

 

Mr Brian H. Donohoe

 

Zac Goldsmith

 

Lucy Powell

 

Graeme Morrice

 

Jim Dobbin

 

Yasmin Qureshi

 

Caroline Flint

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Luciana Berger

 

Mr Michael Thornton

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

17

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  30,  leave out from ‘The following matters’ to ‘target range’

 

and insert ‘Before exercising the power to make a decarbonisation order the Secretary of

 

State must obtain and take into account the advice of the Committee on Climate Change.’.


 
 

Consideration of Bill: 4 June 2013                     

265

 

Energy Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Tim Yeo

 

Barry Gardiner

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Dr Alan Whitehead

 

Mr Mike Weir

 

John McDonnell

 

Sir Gerald Kaufman

 

Mr Dai Havard

 

Katy Clark

 

John Cryer

 

John Robertson

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

Mike Wood

 

John Hemming

 

Kelvin Hopkins

 

Martin Caton

 

Dame Joan Ruddock

 

Andrew George

 

Mr Frank Field

 

Mike Gapes

 

Mr Mike Hancock

 

Greg Mulholland

 

Dr Hywel Francis

 

Mark Durkan

 

Mark Lazarowicz

 

Caroline Nokes

 

Nia Griffith

 

Mr David Anderson

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Sir Peter Bottomley

 

Paul Goggins

 

Mr David Amess

 

Mr John Leech

 

Mr Andrew Smith

 

Mr Brian H. Donohoe

 

Zac Goldsmith

 

Lucy Powell

 

Graeme Morrice

 

Jim Dobbin

 

Yasmin Qureshi

 

Caroline Flint

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Luciana Berger

 

Mr Michael Thornton

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

18

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  32,  leave out ‘The matters are’ and insert ‘In providing its

 

advice to the Secretary of State the Committee on Climate Change must take into account

 

the following matters’.

 

Mr Tim Yeo

 

Barry Gardiner

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Dr Alan Whitehead

 

Mr Mike Weir

 

John McDonnell

 

Sir Gerald Kaufman

 

Mr Dai Havard

 

Katy Clark

 

John Cryer

 

John Robertson

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

Mike Wood

 

John Hemming

 

Kelvin Hopkins

 

Martin Caton

 

Dame Joan Ruddock

 

Andrew George

 

Mr Frank Field

 

Mike Gapes

 

Mr Mike Hancock

 

Greg Mulholland

 

Dr Hywel Francis

 

Mark Durkan

 

Mark Lazarowicz

 

Caroline Nokes

 

Nia Griffith

 

Mr David Anderson

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Sir Peter Bottomley

 

Paul Goggins

 

Mr David Amess

 

Mr John Leech

 

Mr Andrew Smith

 

Mr Brian H. Donohoe

 

Zac Goldsmith

 

Lucy Powell

 

Graeme Morrice

 

Jim Dobbin

 

Yasmin Qureshi

 

Caroline Flint

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Luciana Berger

 

Mr Michael Thornton

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

19

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  46,  at end insert—

 

‘(3)    

As soon as is reasonably practicable after giving its advice to the Secretary of

 

State, the Committee must publish that advice in such manner as it considers

 

appropriate.

 

(4)    

If in making a decarbonisation order the Secretary of State makes provision

 

different from that recommended by the Commitee, the Secretary of State must,

 

on making the order, publish a statement setting out the reasons for that

 

decision.’.

 



 
 

Consideration of Bill: 4 June 2013                     

266

 

Energy Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Tim Yeo

 

Barry Gardiner

 

Caroline Lucas

 

Dr Alan Whitehead

 

Mr Mike Weir

 

John McDonnell

 

Sir Gerald Kaufman

 

Mr Dai Havard

 

Katy Clark

 

John Robertson

 

Dr Julian Huppert

 

Mike Wood

 

John Hemming

 

Kelvin Hopkins

 

Martin Caton

 

Dame Joan Ruddock

 

Andrew George

 

Mr Frank Field

 

Mike Gapes

 

Mr Mike Hancock

 

Greg Mulholland

 

Dr Hywel Francis

 

Mark Durkan

 

Mark Lazarowicz

 

Caroline Nokes

 

Nia Griffith

 

Mr David Anderson

 

Paul Blomfield

 

Sir Peter Bottomley

 

Paul Goggins

 

Mr David Amess

 

Mr John Leech

 

Mr Andrew Smith

 

Mr Brian H. Donohoe

 

Zac Goldsmith

 

Lucy Powell

 

Graeme Morrice

 

Jim Dobbin

 

Yasmin Qureshi

 

Caroline Flint

 

Tom Greatrex

 

Luciana Berger

 

Mr Michael Thornton

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

20

 

Clause  3,  page  3,  line  2,  leave out from ‘a report setting out’ to the end of

 

subsection and insert ‘and publish a delivery plan setting out proposals to achieve the duty

 

in section 1 to ensure that the decarbonisation target range is not exceeded.’.

 


 

Secretary Edward Davey

 

51

 

Clause  5,  page  5,  line  3,  at end insert—

 

‘(aa)    

the duty of the Secretary of State under section 1(1) of this Act

 

(decarbonisation target range);’.

 


 

Secretary Edward Davey

 

70

 

Clause  135,  page  104,  line  6,  at end insert—

 

‘(za)    

Part 1 (decarbonisation);’.

 



 
 

Consideration of Bill: 4 June 2013                     

267

 

Energy Bill, continued

 
 

NEW CLAUSES AND NEW SCHEDULES RELATING TO ELECTRICITY DEMAND

 

REDUCTION AND REMAINING PROCEEDINGS ON CONSIDERATION

 

Provision about electricity demand reduction

 

Secretary Edward Davey

 

NC11

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

This section applies where provision made by electricity capacity regulations

 

relates to the provision of capacity by reducing demand for electricity.

 

(2)    

Where this section applies, the Secretary of State may, instead of conferring

 

functions on the national system operator, confer functions on such other person

 

or body as the Secretary of State considers appropriate.

 

(3)    

For the purposes of provision made by virtue of subsection (2), the references to

 

the national system operator in—

 

(a)    

section 22(5)(a) and (d);

 

(b)    

section 23(2)(a) and 23(3)(a);

 

(c)    

section 25;

 

(d)    

section 27(2)(a) and (b);

 

(e)    

section 29,

 

are to be read as if they included a reference to a person or body on whom a

 

function is conferred by virtue of this section.’.

 


 

Pilot scheme for electricity demand reduction

 

Secretary Edward Davey

 

NC12

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘There may be paid out of money provided by Parliament expenditure incurred

 

by the Secretary of State in connection with arrangements made—

 

(a)    

for the purpose of reducing demand for electricity, and

 

(b)    

wholly or partly for the purpose of determining provision to be included

 

in electricity capacity regulations.’.

 



 
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