Priti Patel MP with Rosie Pearson (holding board) and campaigners against the pylons

Electricity plans run roughshod over communities

Published on 4th August 2023 Published in Local News

Witham MP Priti Patel has raised her concerns over new plans published to change the planning, consultation and cost benefit analysis process for new electricity transmission infrastructure that risk ignoring local impacts and running roughshod over local communities affected. The proposals, published by the Electricity Networks Commissioner Nick Winser, recommend …

Priti welcomes Minister’s comments on offshore grid development

Published on 25th May 2023 Published in Local News

Witham MP Priti Patel welcomed the comments made by energy networks minister Andrew Bowie MP in the House of Commons regarding the development of an offshore grid instead of over 100 miles of pylons and overhead powerlines in the East of England. Speaking during questions to energy ministers in the House …

Priti says: Opportunity for sustainable offshore energy grid shouldn’t be missed

Published on 30th April 2023 Published in Local News

Going through Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex, this corridor of metal will blight some of our most beautiful landscapes and harm the environment. By PRITI PATEL 17:01, Sun, Apr 30, 2023 – Daily Express Britain is a world leader in generating clean, low carbon and renewable energy, with 40 percent of …

Priti calls for offshore grid in House of Commons speech

Published on 19th April 2023 Published in General News

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, has called on the Government to support the development of an offshore power grid in East Anglia rather than National Grid’s current plans for pylons to be constructed across the East of England. Speaking during questions to energy ministers in the House of Commons (18th April 2023), Priti highlighted local objections …

MPs raise concerns over pylon plans with Energy Minister

Category: Local News Published: 10th December 2022 - 12:51 pm

Priti Patel has joined MPs from across the East of England in a meeting with Energy Minister Graham Stuart MP and representatives from National Grid, to highlight local concerns about plans for a new network of pylons and overhead powerlines between Norwich and Tilbury. The meeting, on Wednesday (7th December …

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