Nuclear power

April 2012

16 April 2012 Col 169

Nuclear Power Stations

Martin Caton: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change whether secondees to his Department were involved in the preparation of the subsection of the Final National Policy Statement on Nuclear Power EN-6, June 2011, Volume 1, Part 2, entitled Policy on the need for new nuclear power stations and the benefits of early deployment. [102553]

Charles Hendry: No secondees were involved in the preparation of the subsection of the National Policy Statement on Nuclear Power published in June 2011, Volume 1, Part 2, entitled “Policy on the need for new nuclear power stations and the benefits of early deployment”. The text was drafted by DECC officials in the light of responses to the consultation on the revised draft NPSs