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Part of Energy and Climate Change – in the House of Commons at 9:30 am on 19th March 2015.

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Photo of Edward Davey Edward Davey The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change 9:30 am, 19th March 2015

We are seeing a huge amount of activity in the North sea for offshore wind, and the beginnings for carbon capture and storage. About 18 months ago I brought together representatives from the oil and gas industry with representatives from the renewable industry working in the North sea. We need them to work together, particularly on issues such as regulation and the way infrastructure will develop. We need a longer-term plan, and we have been kicking that work off.