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Newport Wafer Fab: China

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN HL4782, tabled on 8 December 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the reply by Lord Callanan on 6 December (HL Deb, cols 1634–35), whether the purchase of Newport Wafer Fab will be considered under the terms of the National Security and Investment Act 2021 when it comes into force on 1 January 2022.

Answered on

20 December 2021

The Government is still considering the case. The Government will continue to monitor the situation closely and will not hesitate to take further action if needed.