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Severn Estuary Barrage

Volume 448: debated on Wednesday 5 July 2006

9. To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on a reappraisal of the proposal for a barrage in the Severn estuary. Regular ones. Tidal energy, such as the Severn Barrage proposal, has huge potential to supply a significant proportion of the country's future energy needs and in turn make a significant contribution to our emissions reduction targets. (81356)