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Nuclear Power

Volume 450: debated on Friday 20 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry which public bodies have submitted information to his Department indicating which existing nuclear power stations could be co-located with a further nuclear power station. (91377)

A number of responses were received to the Energy Review consultation from public bodies. These responses, and all others made during the consultation, are available on the Department’s website.

The consultation responses are available at www.dti.gov.uk/energv/review/consultation-submissions/page27883.html.

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what (a) primary and (b) secondary legislation is required to permit private companies to construct nuclear power plants. (94793)

Permission to construct onshore power stations of any type with a capacity of greater than 50 MW is granted by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry under section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989.