In the House of Commons chamber last week, the Rt Hon Jacob Rees-Mogg MP noted the importance of Wylfa Newydd and our ‘energy island’ if we are to “keep the lights on and the radiators warm in this country for decades to come”. This answer came in response to aquestion from MP for Ynys Môn Virginia Crosbie about ensuring sufficient energy production during our shift to greener production methods.
The Leader of the House welcomed Ms Crosbie’s contribution, ending his response with “where Ynys Môn leads the United Kingdom and then the world follows”.
In addition to the nuclear plant that Ms Crosbie is championing in Westminster, she also wishes to highlight the many innovative renewable projects taking place on the island and in its surrounding waters.
After her question in the chamber, Ms Crosbie said “The world has a long way to go if we are to effectively manage climate change, but it is a privilege to represent a constituency at the forefront of that global transition. Our energy island has the opportunity to significantly decrease greenhouse gas emissions and I see it as my responsibility to facilitate and highlight the incredible work being done by so many of my constituents. These include the Morlais energy project and the Minesto Holyhead Deep.”