HL Deb 27 November 2003 vol 655 c23
Lord Davies of Oldham

My Lords, on behalf of my noble friend Lord Whitty, I beg to introduce a Bill to make provision for the decommissioning and cleaning up of installations and sites used for, or contaminated by, nuclear activities; to make provision relating to the civil nuclear industry; to make provision about radioactive waste; to make provision for the development, regulation and encouragement of the use of renewable energy sources; to make further provision in connection with the regulation of the gas and electricity industries; to make provision for the imposition of charges in connection with the carrying out of the Secretary of State's functions relating to energy matters; to make provision for giving effect to international agreements relating to pipelines and offshore installations; and for connected purposes. I beg to move that this Bill be now read a first time.

Moved, That the Bill be now read a first time.— (Lord Davies of Oldham.)

On Question, Bill read a first time, and ordered to be printed.