§ Mr. Foulkes
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what incentives she has planned to encourage investment in clean coal technology. 
§ Mr. Timms
The Cleaner Coal Technology Programme has already committed some £9 million of Government support for R&D which will have generated some £27 million of investment into cleaner coal technologies between 1999 and 2006. In addition to this, we have recently announced a new call for proposals under the Programme which will provide326W another £4 million of Government support for CCT R&D. Under the Programme, we also support British businesses with Technology Transfer and Export Promotion projects with particular emphasis on countries such as China, India and Russia.