Marine Energy and Tidal Lagoons APPG

First Registered: 21/07/2016 • Last updated on: 05/11/2019

Note: This APPG was last registered on 5th Nov 2019. The APPG was not registered in the latest release of 6th Oct 2021 and may be defunct.

To promote the economic, supply chain and energy security benefits from the development of marine energy resources in and around the UK.

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Recent Documents related to Marine Energy and Tidal Lagoons

1. Call for Evidence
18/12/2020 - Inquiry: Technological Innovations and Climate Change: Tidal Power - Environmental Audit Committee
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Found: Innovations and Climate Change: Tidal Power Terms of reference Tidal power The next session of this

2. Tidal Ranges
22/05/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: Library Briefing Sally Dray | 22 May 2019 Tidal Ranges QSD on 5 June 2019 This briefing identifies

3. Tidal lagoons
26/06/2018 - Parliamentary Research

Found: 26 June 2018 Tidal lagoons By Suzanna Hinson Contents: 1. The potential for marine renewables in the

4. North Wales Tidal Energy and Coastal Protection Ltd - written evidence
13/09/2018 - Inquiry: Renewable energy in Wales - Welsh Affairs Committee
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Found: Wales Tidal Energy and Coastal Protection Ltd Written evidence submitted by North Wales Tidal Energy and

5. Tidal lagoons and UK energy strategy
05/12/2016 - Parliamentary Research

Found: 2016/0236, Debate day: 6 December 2016 Tidal lagoons and UK energy strategy By David Hough Jeanne Delebarre

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Recent Speeches related to Marine Energy and Tidal Lagoons

1. Renewable Energy
05/06/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: (1) harness the potential of tidal ranges to generate renewable energy, and (2) encourage the private - Speech Link
2: imperative that the UK plays to its strengths, and in energy one of its real strengths is the range of its tides - Speech Link

2. Marine Renewables: Government Support for Commercial Roll-out
08/12/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: Government support for the commercial roll-out of marine renewables.It is a pleasure to be here in - Speech Link
2: sun rising and setting? Projects such as the tidal energy generator in Strangford lough, which is a pilot - Speech Link
3: the all-party parliamentary group on marine energy and tidal lagoons. As he and the hon. Member for Strangford - Speech Link

3. Energy Policy
25/06/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: statement about the proposed Swansea Bay tidal lagoon.Britain’s energy policy on electricity generation - Speech Link

4. Energy in Wales
14/09/2017 - Westminster Hall

1: beg to move,That this House has considered energy in Wales.It is always a pleasure to serve - Speech Link
2: electrification of the railway to Swansea or the tidal lagoon, such commitment to Wales has been missing - Speech Link
3: Friend is absolutely right. When we talk about energy projects, we are talking about building infrastructure - Speech Link

5. Hendry Review (Tidal Lagoons)
12/01/2017 - Written Statements

1: into the feasibility and practicality of tidal lagoon energy in the UK. The review has been led by the - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Marine Energy and Tidal Lagoons
1. Tidal Lagoons Independent Review
asked by: Paul Maynard
21/05/2020
... when he plans to publish the Government's response to the Hendry Review into tidal lagoon power; and if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of the Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay project being an electricity rather than a hybrid project.

2. Tidal Lagoons Independent Review
asked by: Paul Maynard
21/05/2020
... what assessment he has made of the implications for his Department's policies of the Hendry Review recommendation to enter a timely final-stage negotiation to explore robust and satisfactory terms that might be acceptable to both the developer and the Government.

3. Tidal Lagoons Independent Review
asked by: Paul Maynard
21/05/2020
... whether the Government plans to announce a programme to bring forward additional tidal projects.

4. Tidal Lagoons Independent Review
asked by: Alan Brown
14/06/2018
... what progress his Department has made in publishing its response to the Hendry Review on giving certainty to proposals such as the offshore tidal lagoon on the Solway.

5. Tidal Lagoons Independent Review
asked by: Lord Smith of Finsbury
09/05/2018
...To ask Her Majesty's Government when they expect to publish a substantive response to the report of the Independent Review of Tidal Lagoons led by Charles Hendry; and what steps they are intending to take in order to ensure that the proposed Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project can proceed.

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Former APPG Members
Richard Graham Portrait
Richard Graham
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Gloucester
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
3 APPG Memberships
Archives and History , China , Marine Energy
Angela Smith Portrait
Angela Smith
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Penistone and Stocksbridge
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Randerson Portrait
Baroness Randerson
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
Simon Hart Portrait
Simon Hart
Treasurer
Conservative - Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
None Portrait
Byron Davies
Vice Chair
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Mark Williams Portrait
Mark Williams
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Ceredigion
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
None Portrait
Duke of Montrose
Vice Chair
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Benefits in Kind
Date
13 Jul 2016
Source
Tidal Lagoon Power PLC
Description
Reception launch
Value
£6,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Marine Energy and Tidal Lagoons APPG