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Electricity Interconnectors: Republic of Ireland

Question for Northern Ireland Office

UIN 15599, tabled on 9 November 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what assessment the Government has made of the risks to the security of electricity supply in Northern Ireland posed by the failure to build and have operational by 2020 the 400kV North-South electricity interconnector between County Tyrone and County Meath.

Answered on

17 November 2015

Non-nuclear energy policy is a devolved matter in Northern Ireland and the responsibility of Northern Ireland Executive Ministers.