Parliamentarians look to the future: Energy Innovation Exhibition speeches

Mike Wood, Member for Dudley South, welcomed exhibitors and introduced Claire Perry, Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth (Department of Business, Energy and Industry Strategy). Claire Perry thanked Ron Bailey, Head of  Parliamentary Affairs (Sustainable Energy Association) for organising the event and highlighted the importance of innovation in the context of Clean Growth and the Government’s climate change commitments

David Drew, Member for Stroud, welcomed Dr Alan Whitehead, Shadow Minister for Energy and Climate Change (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy). Alan Whitehead applauded the exhibition and emphasised the need to be doing more to meet decarbonisation targets including supporting technical innovation.