Tidal Lagoons

I have joined 106 other MPs to sign a letter to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Secretary of State Greg Clark calling for the Government to respond to the recommendations of the Hendry Review on Tidal Lagoons, and in particular Charles Hendry’s call for a pathfinder Tidal Lagoon, as soon as possible.

The Hendry review took place primarily to investigate if the UK Government should be actively supporting this new green energy resource. The report focused on the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon, but it will have positive implications for Flintshire and north Wales.

The Hendry review made 30 conclusions, including: Read more “Tidal Lagoons”

By David Hanson MP / Latest News / / 0 Comments

Today, I attended a parliamentary reception held by MHI Vestas where I signed a section of blade material that will be manufactured into a blade and installed into Liverpool Bay, and is serviced by its base in Mostyn.

Offshore wind energy has been a rapidly growing industry in North Wales, and Delyn has been able to directly benefit from its growth. Mostyn is the base for the engineers who are responsible for maintaining the wind turbines that are based offshore.

The wind farm provides apprenticeships for many young people in Delyn. Providing them with decent, well paid, jobs with a long term career. Read more “Supporting Offshore Wind Farming”