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My noble Friend the Secretary of State wrote to all vice-chancellors in England in February 2010 following the failed Detroit bombing on Christmas day. A copy of this letter will be sent to the hon. Member.
Mr. Hayes: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what assessment he has made of the compatibility of measures planned by his Department to reduce extremism in educational establishments with the provisions of the Human Rights Act 1998. 
Mr. Lammy: Work to reduce extremism in educational establishments forms part of the Government's overall counter-terrorism strategy. The revised strategy which was published by the Home Office in 2009 contains a statement on Human Rights. Separate assessments are not undertaken by other Departments.
Mr. Kidney: The renewable energy directive, published in June 2009, includes sustainability criteria that transport biofuels, and bioliquids used for heat and electricity generation must meet in order to receive financial support and to count towards the directive's renewable energy targets. On 25 February 2010, the European Commission published its recommendations on the sustainability requirements member states should include if they decide to introduce sustainability criteria for the use of solid and gaseous biomass sources for heat and electricity generation. In the light of this, DECC will make an announcement later this month, setting out what actions the Government can now take to introduce sustainability standards for biomass in the UK.
Charles Hendry: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what volume of carbon dioxide emissions have been recorded in the UK on the Kyoto protocol basis (a) including and (b) excluding emissions trading in each of the last five years. 
Joan Ruddock: DECC published estimates of UK greenhouse gas emissions for the period 1990 to 2008 as National Statistics on 2 February 2010. These can be found on the DECC website at the link as follows. This publication includes data tables which show emissions both including and excluding emissions trading.
Charles Hendry: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate he has made of the amount of carbon dioxide emissions arising from UK households in the most recent period for which figures are available; and what estimate he has made of the proportion of such emissions arising from electricity use. 
The most recent estimates of UK carbon dioxide emissions were for the 2008 calendar year. These were published by DECC as National Statistics on 2nd February 2010. This publication includes a breakdown by sector, based on the source of emissions. Based on this breakdown, we estimate that 80.7 Mt
carbon dioxide came from the residential sector. This primarily represents emissions relating to fossil fuel combustion within residential homes, which will primarily be in relation to domestic heating and cooking.
The end-user breakdown reallocates the emissions by source in accordance with where the end-use occurred. The main effect of this is to re-allocate emissions from the power supply sector to businesses and homes, where electricity is used.
The most recent estimates available of UK carbon dioxide emissions on an end-user basis are for the 2007 calendar year; this is the most recent year for which we have estimates of emissions by both source and end-user. These were published by DECC as national statistics on 26 March 2009. This publication included a breakdown by end-user sector, which estimated that 142.2 Mt carbon-dioxide came from the residential sector.
From September 2008 to March 2009, invoiced expenditure on DECC's Act On CO2 advertising campaign was £10.19 million inclusive of fees, exclusive of VAT and covers all costs associated with the campaign.
Charles Hendry: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what figures are represented in (a) Chart 19, (b) Chart 20 and (c) Chart 22 of the Analytical Annex to the Low Carbon Transition Plan. 
Chart 19 shows that the projected increases in household energy bills in 2020 (compared to bills in 2020 where there are no climate change policies) are likely to represent a smaller proportion of income for those in higher income households than for lower income households.
Chart 20 shows that households who take up insulation and renewable energy measures are likely to face much lower increases in their bills in 2020 compared to those who do not. It also shows that for those who do take up measures, the expected increase in energy bills as a share of income is more similar across the income distribution.
Chart 22 shows actual and projected UK fossil fuel demand and production, indicating the level of the UK's energy import dependency. The Department updates its projections of both UK demand and production from time to time so these estimates of future import dependency are subject to revision.
|Chart 19: Increase in energy bills in 2020 for different income deciles|
|Decile||Percentage share of income spent on energy bills without policies||Increase in share of income spent on energy bills with polic i es (ppts) (percentage)|
|Chart 20: Increase in energy bill as a percentage of income for households that take up insulation and renewable energy measures|
|Income Decile||Household receives measures||Household receives no measures||Average of all households (ppts)|
|Chart 22: Actual and projected UK fossil fuel demand and production|
|UK Production||UK Demand (pre-TP baseline)||UK Demand (post-TP)|
|mtoe||Coal||Oil (incl. bunkers)||Gas (net)||Coal||Oil (incl. bunkers)||Gas (net)||Coal||Oil (incl. bunkers)||Gas (net)|
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