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All 8 results for onshore speaker:Julian Sturdy

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Wind Power: Planning Permission (6 Jun 2013)

Julian Sturdy: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if he will put measures in place to allow local communities to object to onshore wind farms.

Energy and Climate Change: Energy Supply (3 Apr 2014)

Julian Sturdy: Given the public backlash throughout the country against onshore wind farms, will the Secretary of State update me on future investment for tidal and wave energy, which is a much less intrusive form of renewable energy that can provide a constant energy supply that would help to deal with security in the future?

Energy and Climate Change: Topical Questions (3 Apr 2014)

Julian Sturdy: ..., proposals are in the pipeline for a further 40 wind farms across York in the council’s draft local plan. Given that we have already achieved the Government’s target capacity of 13 GW for onshore wind, including those in the planning process and those that have planning permission, will the Secretary of State agree to look again at the subsidy for onshore wind and attempt to rebalance...

Business of the House (4 Jun 2015)

Julian Sturdy: In welcoming the Government’s commitment to end many new subsidies for onshore wind farms, which have marched across Yorkshire like a plague of locusts in recent years, including a number of applications on green-belt land in my constituency, will the Leader of the House provide a clear timeframe for when these proposals will be implemented?

Business of the House (18 Jun 2015)

Julian Sturdy: ..., such as wave and tidal, and of energy storage to future-proof our energy network? I wholeheartedly welcome this morning’s written statement on the ending of lucrative taxpayer subsidies to onshore wind farms, which threaten to encircle the city of York.

Energy Bill [Lords] (18 Jan 2016)

Julian Sturdy: ...the sector is an important step in the right direction. I shall focus my contribution on part 5 of the Bill, which will deliver on our manifesto commitment to end new public subsidies for onshore wind and give local communities the final say on planning applications. I speak as a Member who has joined many communities in my constituency fighting plans for entirely inappropriate wind...

Energy Bill [Lords] (18 Jan 2016)

Julian Sturdy: I entirely agree with my hon. Friend; it is very important that this is community-led. There are places where there will be community support for onshore wind, and that must be seen through. I would go one step further—this is probably where I disagree with Ministers—because I think that the same should apply to fracking as well. Offshore wind in the North sea has the potential to...

Energy Bill [Lords] (18 Jan 2016)

Julian Sturdy: ...of renewable energy that remain in their infancy and enforce our manifesto commitment accordingly. It is essential that we listen to our constituents’ concerns about the relentless spread of onshore wind farms. Local people should always be at the heart of the decision-making process. It is therefore wrong that our manifesto commitment has so far been blocked in the other place by those...


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