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Lords Chamber - Wed 03 Feb 2021
View Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist's contibutions to: Electricity Supply

My Lords, the capacity market is the market mechanism we use to ensure that the volume of power generation we have available is always sufficient …

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Lords Chamber - Wed 03 Feb 2021
View Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist's contibutions to: Electricity Supply

My Lords, in a nutshell, Wylfa Newydd is probably the best nuclear site currently available globally. The Government are very keen to find a developer …

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Lords Chamber - Wed 03 Feb 2021
View Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist's contibutions to: Electricity Supply

The cost escalation will be entirely borne by the developer. It is one of the reasons why we will pay £92.5 per megawatt hour for …

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Lords Chamber - Wed 03 Feb 2021
View Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist's contibutions to: Electricity Supply

The truth is that we need a blend of all these technologies to produce the low-carbon power we will need by 2050. We negotiated the …

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Lords Chamber - Wed 03 Feb 2021
View Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist's contibutions to: Electricity Supply

My noble friend will be reassured to know that the fusion projects are proceeding at a fast pace, and a competition has just been launched …

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Lords Chamber - Wed 03 Feb 2021
View Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist's contibutions to: Electricity Supply

It is a priority of the Government to look after the waste securely. We have been looking for a permanent solution for the geological disposal …

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Lords Chamber - Wed 03 Feb 2021
View Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist's contibutions to: Electricity Supply

My noble friend will be aware that EDF is estimating a 20% reduction in cost for using the same technology that it has been using …

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Lords Chamber - Wed 03 Feb 2021
View Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist's contibutions to: Electricity Supply

The noble Lord makes an interesting point. He is right that we should take all costs of the energy system into account when making choices …

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Lords Chamber - Wed 03 Feb 2021
View Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist's contibutions to: Electricity Supply

Our aim is certainly to replicate the mix of local construction costs into the UK economy. Hinkley Point has indeed invested £12 billion into the …

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Lords Chamber - Thu 28 Jan 2021
View Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist's contibutions to: Small Business: EU Exports

My Lords, small businesses can access trade support from UK Export Finance and the Department for International Trade, including export insurance and free local export …

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Lords Chamber - Thu 28 Jan 2021
View Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist's contibutions to: Small Business: EU Exports

The noble Baroness highlights a very important point. The Government are not just providing advice, important though that is. Through the British Business Bank, the …

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Lords Chamber - Thu 28 Jan 2021
View Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist's contibutions to: Small Business: EU Exports

I do not recognise the advice the noble Lord refers to. These are early days and we are still in the first month after the …

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Lords Chamber - Thu 28 Jan 2021
View Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist's contibutions to: Small Business: EU Exports

The noble Baroness makes a number of very important points. The Government have provided the £20 million fund to help SMEs adapt and this includes …

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Lords Chamber - Thu 28 Jan 2021
View Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist's contibutions to: Small Business: EU Exports

I am grateful to my noble friend for asking a positive question looking at export markets outside the EU. We are committed to enabling SMEs …

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Lords Chamber - Thu 28 Jan 2021
View Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist's contibutions to: Small Business: EU Exports

While I am not aware of the abuses the noble Lord refers to, I will make sure I am fully informed of them. It is …

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Lords Chamber - Thu 28 Jan 2021
View Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist's contibutions to: Small Business: EU Exports

I understand the point the noble Lord makes. I know that we managed to secure a much better deal for UK hauliers. They can continue …

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Lords Chamber - Thu 28 Jan 2021
View Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist's contibutions to: Small Business: EU Exports

I thank the noble Lord for his question. The Government’s campaign to inform businesses and citizens of the need to change started in July. We …

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Grand Committee - Wed 27 Jan 2021
View Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist's contibutions to: Government of Wales Act 2006 (Amendment) Order 2021

That the Grand Committee do consider the Government of Wales Act 2006 (Amendment) Order 2021.

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Grand Committee - Wed 27 Jan 2021
View Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist's contibutions to: Government of Wales Act 2006 (Amendment) Order 2021

My Lords, the draft order makes changes to the Welsh devolution settlement by amending Schedules 7A and 7B to the Government of Wales Act 2006 …

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Grand Committee - Wed 27 Jan 2021
View Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist's contibutions to: Government of Wales Act 2006 (Amendment) Order 2021

My Lords, I thank all noble Lords for their valuable contributions to the debate this afternoon, particularly for the gracious remarks many have made towards …

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Grand Committee - Thu 21 Jan 2021
View Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist's contibutions to: Arrangement of Business

My Lords, with this number of speakers, and the difficulty of intervening remotely in Grand Committee, I kindly remind noble Lords to please stick to …

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Grand Committee - Thu 21 Jan 2021
View Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist's contibutions to: Rural Landlords and Land Letting: Reform
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

That was not the Bell—it was the noble Lord’s phone.

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Grand Committee - Thu 21 Jan 2021
View Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist's contibutions to: Rural Landlords and Land Letting: Reform
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Please could the noble Lord draw his comments to a close, as there is a Division in the House?

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Lords Chamber - Mon 18 Jan 2021
View Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist's contibutions to: Non-Domestic Rating (Lists) (No. 2) Bill
Home Office

Can the noble Baroness bring her comments to a close shortly please?

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Lords Chamber - Mon 18 Jan 2021
View Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist's contibutions to: Non-Domestic Rating (Lists) (No. 2) Bill
Home Office

I remind the noble Lord of the advisory speaking limit.

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