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Committee schedules debate on wind energy

27 January 2011

The Backbench Business Committee is responsible for scheduling debates on 35 days during the current session, at least 27 of which will be debates in the main Chamber of the House of Commons, with the remainder to be taken in Westminster Hall

The Committee has determined that the following business will take place in backbench time:

Thursday 10 February in Westminster Hall

Onshore wind energy (Member in charge: Andrea Leadsom)

The Committee received representations for a debate from Members with a range of views on energy generation through onshore wind turbines. The Committee was told that this is an important constituency issue which is not fully covered by the provisions of the Localism Bill, currently before Parliament.

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