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Volume 475: debated on Tuesday 6 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what plans he has to review coal policy with particular reference to (a) employment, (b) carbon dioxide emission reduction and (c) future energy demand; and if he will make a statement. (202132)

The Government’s Energy Policy is set out in the Energy White Paper “Meeting the Energy Challenge” published in 2007. There are no present plans to review this policy.