My noble Friend, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (Lord Henley) has made the following statement:
The Energy Council will take place on 18 December in Brussels.
The Council will aim to agree a total of four general approaches on elements of the clean energy package. These are on the regulation on governance of the energy union; the directive on renewable energy; the regulation on electricity; and the directive on electricity.
The day meeting will also include information from the Commission about recent developments in the field of external energy relations and a presentation from the Bulgarian delegation on their upcoming presidency.