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Electricity Interconnectors: Portsmouth

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN HL851, tabled on 8 June 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government on what date they expect the Planning Inspectorate’s report into the AQUIND Interconnector to be completed and sent to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

Answered on

21 June 2021

The Planning Inspectorate’s Report on the proposed AQUIND Interconnector has been completed and was received by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on 8 June 2021. My Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State now has until 8 September 2021 to take his decision on whether or not to grant development consent for the proposal.