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British Energy: EDF

Volume 483: debated on Tuesday 18 November 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change on which occasions Ministers in his Department have met senior executives of (a) British Energy and (b) EDF in each of the last 12 months. (231794)

Prior to the creation of the Department for Energy and Climate Change responsibility for energy matters lay with the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR). Within the last 12 months Ministers from DECC and BERR have met senior executives from (a) British Energy and (b) EDF on the following occasions:

Minister

Outside interest group

Week commencing

Reason for the meeting

Secretary of State (DECC)

British Energy

4 November 2008

To discuss energy issues

Secretary of State (DECC)

EDF

13 October 2008

To discuss energy and climate change issues

Secretary of State (BERR)

EDF

28 April 2008

To discuss energy issues

Secretary of State (BERR)

British Energy

18 February 2008

To discuss energy issues

Secretary of State (BERR)

EDF

28 April 2008

To discuss industry issues

Secretary of State (BERR)

British Energy

14 April 2008

To discuss energy issues

Secretary of State (BERR)

British Energy

3 March 2008

To discuss energy issues

Secretary of State (BERR)

British Energy

18 February 2008

To discuss energy issues

Minister for Energy (BERR)

EDF Energy

22 October 2007

To discuss energy issues

Secretary of State (BERR)

EDF Energy

8 October 2007

To discuss business issues