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Newport Wafer Fab: Nexperia

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN HL7613, tabled on 4 April 2022

To ask Her Majesty's Government why they have not used their powers under under the National Security and Investment Act 2021 to review the takeover of Newport Wafer Fab by Nexperia, a Chinese-owned company.

Answered on

19 April 2022

The Government is considering the case. The UK Government has powers to intervene where there is a risk to national security under the National Security and Investment Act 2021, which commenced on 4 January 2022.