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BEIS* – UK DEPENDENCE ON RUSSIA [56713] - 10 October 2021

BEIS* – UK DEPENDENCE ON RUSSIA [56713] - 10 October 2021

Dr Julian Lewis:  To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what recent assessment he has made of the level of (a) economic and ( b) political vulnerabilities caused to the UK by (i) direct and (ii) indirect dependence on supplies from (A) Russia and (B) continental European countries; and if he will publish a breakdown of the proportion of UK energy supplies sourced from overseas.  [56713]

[Due for Answer on 20 October]

HOLDING ANSWER: The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.