Category Archives: Parliament Questions and Speeches
This is my reaction to the PM’s speech today outlining the Way Forward on Brexit – and her ambitions for Global Britain.
I hope that most of my constituents will agree with the main points and there is an important point for us all: at the end of the negotiations there will be a vote in Parliament.
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Charles Hendry has published his Independent Review of Tidal Lagoons and I hosted a press conference for him today.
Charles said he had started a sceptic and ended a huge enthusiast for the opportunities in this sector. On the core issues of security of supply, decarbonisation, affordability and economic gain (jobs above all) his Review found strongly in favour of the UK being the world’s first mover of Tidal Lagoons – and he urged the government to get negotiations for a Swansea pathfinder moving as soon as possible, with an aim of seeing electricity generated from the Swansea Tidal Lagoon in 2022.
Read his report here: https://hendryreview.wordpress.com/
Where are we going on tidal energy? Is it an expensive white elephant: or one of the most exciting opportunities in an innovative sector ready for the UK to lead on? Here’s why I’m a big fan. #ITES2016
Next year’s 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) offers a great chance for the UK to demonstrate what a superb international platform we can be for all those countries’ exports and investment in both directions.