Suffolk Mp, Writes To Energy Secretary

Apr 25, 2022 | Politics

The Rt Hon Dr Therese Coffey MP writes to the Energy Secretary asking “what reassurance he can give me that any future application will need to demonstrate a thorough and robust site selection assessment so that connections can be brought onshore in areas that will do less harm to this precious part of the Suffolk coast“. Therese Coffey MP, 25 April 2022

“I will increase efforts to stop this decision having a domino effect on other applications for other offshore windfarms and interconnectors.” East Anglian Daily Times 13 April 2022

The proposed National Policy Statements for Energy also place an expectation on applicants to demonstrate how the optimum connection locations have been identified. I cannot understand how this has been achieved by National Grid …Therese Coffey MP’s response to Nautilus Interconnector Public Consultation, 26 October 2021

Thérèse Coffey MP joins with East Anglian MPs and County Councillors to form the Off Shore Electricity Grid Task Force (OFFSET), designed to ensure our precious landscapes and communities are protected from uncoordinated energy infrastructure. It’s “essential the infrastructure is placed in the most appropriate place, preferably on brownfield land, minimising cable corridors and the impact on the environment”. Therese Coffey MP, 12 October 2021

Rt Hon Dr Therese Coffey MP’s verbal submission to the Planning Inspectorate, 28 May 2021

Rt Hon Dr Therese Coffey MP’s Deadline 10 Submission to the Planning Inspectorate, 7 May 2021

Therese Coffey MP’s verbal submission to the Planning Inspectorate, 24 February 2021

MP Coffey speaks of ‘devastating impact’ of windfarm on Suffolk beauty spots, East Anglian Daily Times 27 February 2021

Reform of Offshore Wind Industry backed by MPs, Eastern Daily Press, 2 November 2020