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Carbon Sequestration: Finance

Volume 506: debated on Friday 5 March 2010

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer with reference to paragraph 7.19, page 123, of the pre-Budget report, Cm 7747, from what level the Government have doubled its support for carbon capture and storage technology. (320373)

At Budget 2009, the Government made a commitment to fund two CCS demonstration plants. At the pre-Budget report, the Government announced this commitment would be extended to fund four demonstration plants.