30 JUN 2016

Energy and Climate Change Update

June continued to be a busy time in Westminster for Dr. Dan with a number of meetings of the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee, of which Dr. Dan is Vice Chair. Amongst the key business was a session considering the UK's progress on developing renewable energy sources for both heat and transport.

Dr Dan also contributed to another key session during which the Committee considered the Competition and Market Authority's Energy Market investigation report, looking at transparency and clarity on price comparison websites for energy providers.

Listen to Dr. Dan on BBC Radio 4's Moneybox programme, after MPs warn that a report designed to encourage competition may in fact have the opposite effect.

Listen here http://tinyurl.com/gsnzdju and click to the Chapter on Energy Switching.

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Dr Dan's work in Parliament

Leaving the EU: Tourism and the Creative Industries — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] (17 Apr 2018)
Daniel Poulter: I congratulate the hon. Lady on securing this debate. As a remain voter, I am sympathetic to her position, but does she agree that sometimes one of the main drivers of tourism is the exchange rate, and one thing we have seen is increased tourism as a result of decreased value of the pound against the euro and other currencies, perhaps as a direct consequence of that Brexit vote? I know she...

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Agriculture: Trade Agreements (22 Mar 2018)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what steps he is taking to work with the devolved administrations on future trade deals for UK agriculture.