Liaison Committee: NPS Sub-Committee - Formal Minutes

Tuesday 10 November 2009

Mr Alan Williams, in the Chair

Mrs Louise Ellman

Mr Michael Jack

Dr Hywel Francis

Dr Phyllis Starkey

National Policy Statements

The Sub-Committee considered this matter.

Resolved, That the Sub-Committee recommends that, pursuant to Standing Order No.152H, the Transport Committee be designated to consider the Proposal for a national policy statement for ports, which was laid before the House on 9 November.

Resolved, That the Sub-Committee recommends that, pursuant to Standing Order No.152H, the Energy and Climate Change Committee be designated to consider the Proposals for national policy statements for (a) energy; (b) fossil fuel electricity generating infrastructure; (c) renewable energy infrastructure; (d) gas supply infrastructure and gas and oil pipelines; (e) electricity networks infrastructure; and (f) nuclear power generation; which were laid before the House on 9 November.

Ordered, That the Chairman do report these resolutions to the main Committee forthwith.

[Adjourned to a place and time to be fixed by the Chairman.