HC Deb 29 October 1984 vol 65 cc790-1W
17. Mr. Alton

asked the Secretary of State for Energy whether he will now assess the implications for energy generation of tidal barrage schemes.

Mr. Goodlad

My Department is supporting a jointly funded study by the Severn Tidal Power Group to assess the feasibility of a Severn barrage built and operated by the private sector.