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Solar Power: Feed-in Tariffs

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 42466, tabled on 12 July 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the implications of the outcome of the EU referendum are for changes to the potential number of solar jobs supported on a headcount basis set out in his Department's Impact Assessment on the Periodic Review of Feed-in Tariffs, published on 17 December 2015.

Answered on

25 July 2016

The Government’s guiding principle throughout the process of leaving the EU will be to ensure the best possible outcome for the British people.

At this stage, it is not possible to assess the implications of the outcome of the EU referendum on the potential solar jobs figures set out in the Impact Assessment.