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Wind Power: Seas and Oceans

Volume 470: debated on Tuesday 8 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what provision for wind farms he expects will be made in the draft Marine Bill; and if he will make a statement. (174150)

The draft Marine Bill will make specific provisions to streamline marine consents for renewable energy as set out in the Marine Bill White Paper. It will also provide a framework that will allow translation of Government policies and priorities, including, for instance, those on climate change and renewable energy generation, into decisions on marine development and protection.