HC Deb 27 April 2004 vol 420 c891W
Mrs. Dunwoody

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport whether his Department has been asked to fund navigational aids to prevent vessels colliding with wind turbines. [168265]

Mr. Darling

The costs of providing aids to navigation to prevent vessels colliding with offshore installations are to be met by the developers. The General Lighthouse Authorities set the standard for such marking and will monitor its provision. Developers may also expect to meet the reasonable costs of altering existing aids to navigation if required as a result of their installations.