To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will apply the renewables obligation to the wood panel industry. 
The renewables obligation requires electricity suppliers in Great Britain to supply a specified and growing proportion of their electricity from renewable sources.
I understand from Post Office Ltd. that details of the total number of post office closures in the United Kingdom, recorded both by region/country and urban/rural classification are only available from March 2000 and are as follows:Suppliers are expected to produce 10.4 per cent. of their electricity from renewable sources by 2010–11 and have three ways in which to comply with the obligation:
through supplying eligible renewables electricity to customers in Great Britain;
buying renewable obligation certificates independently of the power that gave rise to their issue; and/or
paying a buy-out price to Ofgem rather than supplying renewables electricity.
The obligation is not therefore applicable to specific industries, such as the wood panel industry.