HC Deb 17 December 2001 vol 377 c108W
Miss McIntosh

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (1) what assessment she has made of the information contained in recent correspondence from the hon. Member for Vale of York on the health effects of electromagnetic fields; and if she will impose a moratorium on the proposed Lackenby to Shipton overhead transmission line; [21951]

(2) if she will (a)revoke her decision to proceed with the Lackenby to Shipton overhead transmission line and (b)enhance the power of the existing line through the Vale of York. [21952]

Mr. Wilson

While we are always interested to note the hon. Member's representations, development consent was granted for the North Yorkshire power line in March 1998 and it is now up to the National Grid Company to implement that decision.

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