Early day motion 2675

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OFGEM'S PROJECT TRANSMIT

That this House notes the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets' (Ofgem) review of the electricity transmission network, Project Transmit; welcomes its preliminary recommendations as a step towards a fairer charging regime for projects on the Scottish mainland; hopes that these reforms will encourage investment in renewable technologies in Scotland, which is home to the best wind, wave and tidal resources in the UK; believes that the charges quoted by Ofgem for Scotland's islands could make development uneconomic and may harm the emerging wave and tidal sector there; underlines the importance of Scotland's islands in the production of clean renewable electricity; and urges Ofgem to take action in ensuring a fairer charging framework for Scottish islands during the transition to a low carbon economy.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Begg, Anne Labour Party Aberdeen South 01.02.2012
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 01.02.2012
Crockart, Mike Liberal Democrats Edinburgh West 07.02.2012
Doran, Frank Labour Party Aberdeen North 08.02.2012
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 06.02.2012
Hemming, John Liberal Democrats Birmingham Yardley 28.02.2012
Kennedy, Charles Liberal Democrats Ross Skye and Lochaber 20.02.2012
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 07.02.2012
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 02.02.2012
Osborne, Sandra Labour Party Ayr Carrick and Cumnock 08.02.2012
Reid, Alan Liberal Democrats Argyll and Bute 07.02.2012
Roy, Lindsay Labour Party Glenrothes 20.02.2012
Weir, Mike Scottish National Party Angus 01.02.2012
Wishart, Pete Scottish National Party Perth and North Perthshire 20.02.2012