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Wind Power: Subsidies

Department for Energy and Climate Change written question – answered on 8th June 2015.

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Photo of Anne-Marie Trevelyan Anne-Marie Trevelyan Conservative, Berwick-upon-Tweed

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, when she plans to bring forward legislative proposals to remove onshore wind turbine subsidies.

Photo of Anne-Marie Trevelyan Anne-Marie Trevelyan Conservative, Berwick-upon-Tweed

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, whether the removal of subsidies will extend to consented onshore turbines with grid connections not yet constructed; and if she will make a statement.

Photo of Andrea Leadsom Andrea Leadsom The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change

Plans to deliver our manifesto pledge to end new subsidies for onshore wind and to give local communities the final say on windfarm applications are being drawn up. The details, including on the scope of the subsidy restrictions, will be published shortly.

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