Rural Related Politics - An RSN weekly review

The Week Ahead

House of Commons

Thursday 16 May, Westminster Hall, Debate, Inequalities in Dementia Services

Tuesday 21 May, Department for Energy Security and Net Zero, Oral Questions.

House of Lords

Tuesday 14 May, Earl Russell, Oral Questions, Fly-tipping and its impacts on natural environments.

Tuesday 14 May, Baroness Blake of Leeds, Oral Questions, Delivering the Great British Insulation Scheme.

Tuesday 21 May, Baroness Taylor of Stevenage, Oral Questions, Impact of increases in internal drainage board levies on local authorities.

Select and Joint Committees

Wednesday 15 May, Transport Committee, Oral Evidence, Electric Vehicles.  The Transport Committee is holing a one-off evidence session on electric vehicles.  The session will likely cover a range of topics including EV uptake figures, range inaccuracy concerns, manufacturing safety concerns and insurance costs.

Wednesday 15 May, Energy Security and Net Zero Committee, Oral Evidence, Securing the domestic supply chain.  Minister for Nuclear and Renewables Andrew Bowie MP will appear before the Energy Security and Net Zero Committee in the final session of the inquiry examining the potential for UK manufacturing to play a greater role in the supply chain for low-carbon energy projects and the Government support available.

The Rural Services Network team will be reviewing transcripts of each of the above and sharing with readers relevant comments.


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