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Energy Review

Volume 448: debated on Wednesday 5 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what impact he expects the outcome of the energy review will have in Wales. (81839)

The energy review will provide a framework for the energy policies of HMG and the Assembly Government to meet the four goals set out by the 2003 Energy White Paper: To put ourselves on a path to cut the UK’s CO2 emissions by some 60 per cent. by about 2050, with real progress by 2020; to maintain the reliability of energy supplies; to promote competitive markets in the UK and beyond, helping to raise the rate of sustainable economic growth and to improve our productivity; and to ensure that every home is adequately and affordably heated.