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Mr. Dai Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what the five incidents were that were made under section 10 of the Nuclear Industry Security Regulations 2003 and which warranted further investigation, as referred to in paragraph 12, pages 3 to 4, of the Annual Report on the State of Security in the Civil Nuclear Industry April 2008-March 2009. 
The criteria for determining whether information is releasable is described in the "Finding a Balance" document published on the Health and Safety Executive website. The objective of this document is to prevent the disclosure of sensitive nuclear information that could assist a person or group planning theft, blackmail, sabotage and other malevolent or illegal acts. It identifies categories of information which should not be disclosed, provides reasons for protecting this information and indicates the appropriate protective marking to be afforded to such information.
Lynne Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what steps he plans to take to implement a personal carbon incentive scheme; when the scheme will be introduced; and how it will operate. 
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change with reference to the contribution from the Minister of State of 5 November 2009, Official Report, columns 1090-91, on climate change, for what reasons he is seeking an agreement on a
reduction of the use of hydroflurocarbons (HFCs) at the Copenhagen climate change summit rather than a ban on HFCs; and if he will make a statement. 
Joan Walley: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on the Government's position on proposals to be made at the Copenhagen climate change summit on protection of biological diversity of the rainforests, with particular reference to measures to prevent the conversion of natural forests to forest palm oil plantations. 
Joan Ruddock: My right hon. Friends the Secretaries of State for DECC and DEFRA meet regularly to discuss strategy for Copenhagen UNFCCC summit, including on forestry. Forest mitigation and biodiversity should go hand in hand. Our objective is a climate agreement in Copenhagen whose provisions support a big reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from forest degradation and deforestation, whilst protecting and conserving forest biodiversity, promoting the sustainable production and use of forest resources. As part of these talks, safeguards against the conversion of natural forests to plantations are being discussed and we are seeking the strongest possible outcome on this.
Mr. Kidney: The UK Low Carbon Transition Plan, published on 15 July 2009, identified coal-fired power stations fitted with Carbon Capture and Storage as an important low carbon electricity source for the future.
My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change announced on 23 April 2009 plans to accelerate the demonstration and deployment of carbon capture and storage on coal fired power stations in the UK. The Government set out their proposals in the consultation "A framework for the Development of Clean Coal", which closed on 9 September. The response to the consultation was announced to the House and published on 9 November. It is available on the DECC website at:
Mr. David Anderson: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate he has made of the quantity of carbon dioxide emissions arising from the import of coal to the UK in the latest period for which figures are available. 
Mr. Hepburn: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate he has made of the number of tonnes of coal reserves in (a) Jarrow constituency, (b) South Tyneside, (c) the North East and (d) the UK. 
Estimates suggest there to be 260 Mt of previously proven reserves remaining in closed deep mines still in licence. A further 2,030 Mt of potential deep mine prospects and 785 Mt at potential surface mine prospects, including those in pre-planning and resources within former conditional licences.
Potland Burn 2.03 Mt (Northumberland)
Shotton 2.69 Mt (Northumberland)
Steadsburn 0.80 Mt (Northumberland)
Park Wall North 1.27 Mt (Durham)
Total 6.79 Mt
Ayle Colliery 0.07 Mt (Northumberland)-still open
Ellington 1.92 Mt (Northumberland)-closed
Total 2.01 Mt
Prestwick Pit Remainder 0.03 Mt (Northumberland)
Bradley 0.56 Mt (Durham)
Brenkley Lane 2.40 Mt (Newcastle)
Butterwell 1.10 Mt (Northumberland)
Halton Lea 0.14 Mt (Northumberland)
Total 4.2 Mt
Note: There may be other reserves with surface mining potential which have not been appraised to the planning application stage at present.
Amble 50 Mt (Northumberland)
East Durham 200 Mt (Durham)
Mr. Touhig: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how much his Department spent on advertising for tenders for the administration of the two miners' compensation schemes. 
Mr. Heald: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how many first-class flights were taken by each Minister in his Department in 2008-09; and what the (a) origin, (b) destination and (c) cost was of each such flight. 
Mr. Weir: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what percentage of invoices from suppliers his Department paid within 10 days of receipt in (a) September and (b) October 2009. 
(a) 85.1 per cent. in September; and
(b) 92.7 per cent. in October 2009.
Greg Clark: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change pursuant to the answer of 10 March 2009, Official Report, column 401W, on departmental conferences, what the cost to his Department was of the (a) regional delivery of biomass heat and power conference on 29 October 2008, (b) London meeting of international energy and oil Ministers on 18 and 19 December 2008, (c) hydrogen workshop on 29 January 2009, (d) stakeholder workshop on 30 January 2009, (e) business forum held in Ashgabat on 4 February 2009, (f) advanced power generation technology forum annual workshop on 11 and 12 February 2009 and (g) launch of the consultation on Heat and Energy Saving Strategy event on 12 February 2009; which (i) Ministers and (ii) senior officials participated in each event; what the names of the attendees at each of those events were; and if he will place in the Library a copy of the (A) agenda and (B) minutes of each event. 
(a) Cost £17,938. My right hon. and noble Friend the Minister of State for Energy and Climate Change and Simon Virley (DECC) were present.
(b) I refer to written answer 267996 of 20 April 2009, Official Report, column 305W.
(c) Cost £442. No Ministers or senior officials were present.
(d) This event was not organised by DECC.
(e) Costs £4,654. No Ministers were present from the UK. John Neve (DECC), and Peter Butcher the British ambassador attended.
(f) Details of this event are not held centrally and can be obtained only at disproportionate cost.
(g) Cost £22,013. My right hon. Friends the Secretaries of State for DECC and CLG, the Minister for Housing, my right hon. and noble Friend the Minister of State for Energy and Climate Change and I were present. Senior officials attending were Hergen Haye and Simon Virley.
Mrs. Laing: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how many staff in his Department have been employed on the management of freedom of information requests submitted to his Department since its inception; and how much was spent on the management of such requests. 
Joan Ruddock: Since its inception in October 2008, the Department has used a shared service with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR) (now the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)) to provide a range of information management-related services including the management and support of FOI case management. The total costs for the FOI element of the service only include staff employed for more than 50 per cent. of their time on FOI work and are broken down as follows:
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