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Power Stations: EU Law

Volume 505: debated on Friday 5 February 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what assessment has been made of the effect on (a) the size of energy bills and (b) the number of jobs in the energy sector of implementation of the provisions of the EU Large Combustion Plant Directive. (313756)

The impact of the implementation of the large combustion plants directive is taken into account within all projections of future energy prices published by the Department of Energy and Climate Change.

The impact of the large combustion plants directive specifically on energy bills and jobs in isolation from other policies has not been assessed.