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Carbon Emissions

Volume 506: debated on Monday 22 February 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what steps he plans to take to implement a personal carbon incentive scheme; when the scheme will be introduced; and how it will operate. (316764)

DECC's ambition to implement a scheme for a new personal carbon challenge with rewards and incentives for saving energy was set out in “The UK Low Carbon Transition Plan”.

DECC is actively investigating how best to achieve this ambition. However, we are aware that there are existing schemes and proposals and are also looking to see how we can supplement them.