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|Table 2: Foreign and Commonwealth Office staff who are locally engaged and are thus based overseas, who work for the UK Border Agency|
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Mr. Peter Ainsworth: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (1) whether he plans to bring forward proposals to set minimum standards for energy loss from distribution transformers in respect of (a) the installed base of transformers and (b) new units procured by distribution network operators; 
(2) whether he has made a recent estimate of the potential carbon savings arising from the adoption of the highest energy efficiency standards in distribution of transformers distribution network operators; and if he will make a statement; 
(3) what mechanisms are in place to encourage distribution network operators to procure the most
energy efficient distribution transformers; and if he will make a statement. 
Ofgem did consider setting minimum standards for losses as part of its review of the losses incentive in DPCR5 but opted to retain the output based incentive (which was improved in DPCR5) in order to encourage distribution network operators (DNOs) to manage losses both through low loss technology and also through network operations or network users and to incentivise them to identify ways to tackle the issue of theft.
The downside of setting minimum standards would be the need for Ofgem to specify equipment which could lead to the risk of equipment market distortion and could stifle DNO's innovation on technical loss reduction.
Charles Hendry: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change whether his Department has made an estimate of the number of homes which require (a) additional loft insulation, (b) cavity wall insulation, (c) draught proofing and (d) new heating controls for the purposes of increasing their energy efficiency. 
Joan Ruddock: The English Housing Survey published by the Department for Communities and Local Government provides annual estimates on loft insulation, cavity wall insulation and heating controls. Using the approach contained within the Energy Performance Certificate, the 2007 report from the survey identified the following number of homes that would benefit (that is, their energy efficiency rating would significantly increase) in terms of loft insulation, cavity wall insulation and heating controls. The survey is not able to measure the benefiting impact of draught proofing.
This is an estimate of the number of properties that would benefit from this measure, but that does not imply any requirement for such measures. The survey also does not take into account any practical issues of installing such measures. Many of these homes will be performing to a reasonable standard in terms of their energy efficiency.
|EPC recommended energy efficiency measures, 2007|
|Size of applicable group( 1) (thousand)||Number of dwellings that would benefit from the measure (thousand)||Percentage|
|(1) The total number of dwellings that have some level of existing loft insulation; have cavity walls, including those already insulated; have heating systems appropriate for heating controls, including those with controls fitted.|
English House Condition Survey 2007 Annual Report, Table 2.6, pg 119 CLG.
Mr. Kidney: The following table shows the number of households which have received works funded by Warm Front in each month since January 2009 to January 2010, the latest month for which figures are currently available.
|Number of households assisted|
Charles Hendry: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what recent estimate his Department has made of the proportion of UK electricity that will come from (a) onshore and (b) offshore wind in (i) 2012, (ii) 2015 and (iii) 2020. 
Mr. Kidney: The Renewable Energy Strategy (July 2009) contains recent analysis of the full technology breakdown to achieve the renewable energy target on a consistent basis across instruments and technologies. It is based on economic modelling of the costs and support for renewable technologies in the electricity, heat and transport sectors. The data below are based on the lead scenario from the Renewable Energy Strategy for large-scale electricity, which reaches 29 per cent. large-scale renewable electricity in 2020, and include estimates of onshore wind additionally brought on through feed in tariffs. However these numbers are just an illustrative mix on how we could reach 29 per cent. large scale renewable generation. The Government do not set targets for individual energy generation technologies but take a market-based approach to generation.
|Electricity generation from||2012||2015||2020|
Data are based on analysis by independent consultants Redpoint/Trilemma and Element Energy for the renewable energy strategy.
Michael Gove: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what the gross internal floor area (a) before and (b) after rebuilding was of each school that has been rebuilt under the Building Schools for the Future programme. 
Mr. Coaker [holding answer 2 March 2010]: Neither the Department nor Partnerships for Schools routinely collects information about the gross internal floor area of schools before they are rebuilt under the Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme. However, we require all secondary schools to be in line with the Department's current area guidelines, for example, Building Bulletin 98 'Briefing Framework for Secondary School Projects', published in 2004, and Building Bulletin 82 'Area Guidelines for Schools', published in 1996. Prior to 1996 schools had to comply with statutory Minimum Teaching Area.
The following table shows the gross internal floor area for schools completed as part of BSF where data are available. It excludes 'quick win' projects (those in wave 1 of BSF that were accelerated for early completion) and 'one school pathfinders' (single projects for those local authorities in later BSF waves).
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