National Grid: East of England

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 20th September 2022.

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Photo of Daniel Poulter Daniel Poulter Conservative, Central Suffolk and North Ipswich

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether National Grid has plans to consult the Ministry of Defence on the potential impact of the East Anglia GREEN proposals on operations at Wattisham Air Base.

Photo of Daniel Poulter Daniel Poulter Conservative, Central Suffolk and North Ipswich

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether National Grid has plans to consult Wattisham Air Base on the potential operational implications for the air base as a result of the East Anglia GREEN proposals.

Photo of Daniel Poulter Daniel Poulter Conservative, Central Suffolk and North Ipswich

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether National Grid has plans to consult Wattisham Air Base on the East Anglia GREEN project.

Photo of Graham Stuart Graham Stuart Minister of State (Minister for Climate)

Consulting on East Anglia Green is a matter for National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET). The Ministry of Defence is a Statutory Consultee under the Planning Act, and the Government understands that NGET are engaging with RAF Wattisham on any potential impacts of the project on Wattisham Air Base.

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