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Nuclear Energy

Volume 447: debated on Friday 16 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many representations he has received from members of the public since 1 January (a) supporting and (b) opposing the extension of nuclear energy generation. (76736)

Since 1 January, 2006 I have received many representations, in the context of the Energy Review and more widely, on the role of nuclear power.

In relation to the Energy Review consultation, releasing figures for only some of the responses, out of context and without accompanying analysis, has the potential to mislead the public by focusing on the views and comments of only one section of the respondents.

We will publish a summary of the responses to the Energy Review consultation in the coming weeks. The responses are currently being posted in full on the DTI website: