Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 1st November 2018.

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Photo of Bill Cash Bill Cash Chair, European Scrutiny Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what plans he has to establish an independent UK energy policy after the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019; and if will he make a statement.

Photo of Claire Perry Claire Perry The Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Minister of State (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Energy and Clean Growth)

As set out in the future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union white paper, published on the 12 July, the UK is seeking broad energy cooperation with the EU including arrangements for trade in electricity and gas, cooperation with EU Agencies and bodies, and data sharing to facilitate market operations.

Whatever our future relationship with the EU we remain committed to delivering affordable, secure and low-carbon energy.

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