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Energy Security Policy

Volume 455: debated on Thursday 18 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what contribution his Department makes to the (a) formulation and (b) implementation of the Government’s energy security policy. (108891)

While the DTI has lead responsibility for the Government’s energy security policy, the MOD and a number of other Government Departments contribute to its formulation and implementation. The MOD contributes through promoting conditions which enhance stability around the world, such as through its conflict prevention activities and the provision of assurance to maritime and other trade routes.