Greg Clark has refused to commit to when the government will press ahead with delayed plans for the Swansea Bay tidal barrage and a new fleet of mini nuclear reactors. The business and energy secretary was pressed on the timing of both initiatives while being cross-examined yesterday (29 November) by the House of Commons BEIS (business, energy and industrial strategy) select committee about the industrial strategy. Committee member Albert Owen, who represents the Welsh constituency of Ynys Mon, said businesses were keen to see a decision on both initiatives. “It’s good to have a strategy document but we need a timetable,” he said.
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