Skip to main content

Hinkley Point C Power Station

Question for Department for Energy and Climate Change

UIN 223998, tabled on 10 February 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what communications he has had with the European Commission in respect of his plans to hold a departmental golden share in the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant.

Answered on

23 February 2015

DECC officials had initial discussions with the Commission on the possibility of a special (or ‘golden’) share for the Hinkley Point C project. Any arrangement will be designed to be fully compliant with existing EU legislation.

Answered by

Department for Energy and Climate Change