Category: Correspondence

  • Four-country coordination on grid

    Four-country coordination on grid

    On 2 August 2023 NICW wrote to Ministers in different parts of the UK on the need for greater coordination on grid issues. Julie James MSMinister for Climate Change, Welsh GovernmentCorrespondence. Julie.James@gov.wales  The Rt Hon Grant Shapps MPSecretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, UK GovernmentSecretary.State@beis.gov.uk  Gillian Martin MSPMinister for Energy and the…

  • Infrastructure Bill Wales

    Infrastructure Bill Wales

    NICW has written to the Senedd Committee for Climate Change, Environment and Infrastructure in response to their consultation on the Infrastructure Wales Bill. We were delighted to be able to offer a joint opinion in partnership with the Commissioner for Future Generations in Wales, Derek Walker. Dear Chair Infrastructure (Wales) Bill – Climate Change, Environment,…

  • Progress on flooding

    Progress on flooding

    NICW has written to Welsh Government to provide an update on our activity on flooding. Julie James MSMinister for Climate ChangeWelsh Government 9 June 2023 Dear Minister We are writing to you to update on the National Infrastructure Commission for Wales’ work on flooding and, in particular, the Co-operation Agreement commitment which asks us to…

  • Biodiversity in planning policy

    Biodiversity in planning policy

    Welsh Government recently consulted on draft policy changes to Planning Policy Wales that strengthen the requirement to incorporated nature-positive elements within the policy. Dr Jen Baxter, Deputy Chair of NICW, drafted the Commission’s response to the proposed changes. 25 May 2023 Dear Sir / Madam Targeted policy changes to Planning Policy Wales on Net benefit…