The Energy and Climate Change Committee will hold a one-off oral evidence session with DECC Minister Charles Hendry on The Revised Draft National Policy Statements on Energy on Tuesday 30 November 2010 in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House.
Who is giving evidence?
At 4.15 pm
Charles Hendry MP, Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change, and officials.
Timings are approximate.
What will be covered?
- The implications of changes in the Planning Act 2008 for the implementation of the National Policy Statements;
- The robustness of transitional arrangements preceding the abolition of the IPC and the creation of the MIPU;
- The implications of changes to the Appraisals of Sustainability for the assessment of the National Policy Statements; and
- How the changes in the revised draft National Policy Statements will affect their contribution to the Government’s energy policy objectives.