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Solar Power: Scotland

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 237767, tabled on 27 March 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department has had discussions with the devolved Administrations on the development of solar energy in (a) Angus and (b) other parts of Scotland; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

4 April 2019

Ministers and officials in the Department regularly discuss a range of issues with the devolved administrations. At official level, the Department has increased its engagement with the Scottish Government. In January, the BEIS Permanent Secretary jointly chaired a Senior Civil Service away day with his Scottish Government counterpart, where amongst other issues, energy was discussed.