Jo Stevens MP secured a Westminster Hall debate on Wales and the Queen’s speech. I took the opportunity to raise the issue of the tidal lagoon and when we are going to get the go-ahead from the Government.
Stephen Kinnock: My hon. Friend is making an excellent speech on the tidal lagoon. It is also worth mentioning that 100,000 tonnes of British steel will go into the project. The Prime Minister said that she was disappointed with Donald Trump for withdrawing from the Paris climate accords, yet she refuses to give the go-ahead to this vital, clean, green energy project. How are those two positions compatible?
Mr George Howarth (in the Chair): Order. The hon. Gentleman may be leading the hon. Lady down a rose-strewn path—unless she can find some way of relating his point to Wales and the Queen’s Speech.
Tonia Antoniazzi: I can tie it back in: the Government missed the opportunity to include our green agenda in their Queen’s Speech.