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Nuclear Power Stations: Construction

Volume 489: debated on Tuesday 10 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change which sites under consideration for development for a new generation of nuclear power stations are (a) at or (b) near the present sea level. (256148)

[holding answer 10 February 2009]: The Government response to the consultation on the strategic siting assessment (SSA) was published on 27 January. This set out that nominations of sites to be considered as part of the SSA are due by 31 March. Nominations will be published soon after, and the results of the SSA will be consulted on as part of the nuclear national policy statement, later in 2009.