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Carbon Emissions: Conferences

Volume 502: debated on Wednesday 16 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change with reference to the answer of 12 October 2009, Official Report, column 457W, on departmental conferences, how many (a) Ministers, (b) special advisers and (c) officials from his Department attended the EU-China Near Zero Emissions Coal Initiative phase I Final Conference. (303508)

Three DECC officials attended the China-EU NZEC Phase I Conference in Beijing on 28-29 October 2009. No Ministers or special advisers attended. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change delivered a pre-recorded video message congratulating all those involved in NZEC and setting out his views more broadly on CCS internationally at:

http://www.actoncopenhagen.decc.gov.uk/en/global-action1/asia/china/nzec-meets-in-beijing