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Holyhead - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:52 pm on 2nd March 2020.

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Photo of Lord West of Spithead Lord West of Spithead Labour 2:52 pm, 2nd March 2020

My Lords, the infrastructure in Holyhead, like the infrastructure in many ports around the UK, does not include the ability for ships, particularly ferries in the case of Holyhead, to plug in and go on to shore power. Consequently, when they are berthed alongside, they have to run their diesel generators all the time, which has a huge impact on the environment. Is there is any intention to make sure that the ports around our nation have shoreside electrical supplies so that we can cut this huge spike in diesel emissions?