Wednesday 10 March 2021 / 10:30 PM Ed Miliband / Energy

Ed Miliband responds to Government announcement of two new offshore wind projects

Ed Miliband MP, Labour’s Shadow Business Secretary, responding to the Government announcement of two new offshore wind projects, said:

“Any investment in the offshore wind industry in the Humber and Teesside is welcome. But the problem is that across our country government is not investing at nearly the scale that is required to deliver the level of employment in the offshore wind industry we need and workers have a right to expect.

“We are way behind even the Government’s target of 60 per cent of offshore wind infrastructure being produced in the UK rather than overseas.

“That’s why Labour has called for a green recovery plan, a £30bn investment in low-carbon sectors to create 400,000 jobs.”