The UK’s Net Zero commitments to Offshore Wind will make the Southern North Sea the global hub of wind energy production – nowhere else will there be a greater concentration of Offshore Wind Infrastructure.
In response the terrible flooding that hit large parts of Mid Norfolk just before Christmas, and in the early months of this year, I convened a Mid Norfolk Flood Partnership to give our affected local communities a stronger voice to speak out on the issue.
George Freeman welcomes measures in the Queen’s Speech that set out a framework for the UK to lead in innovation across new sectors such as life sciences, clinical trials, digital health, agri-tech, nutraceuticals, the decarbonisation of transport, mobility as a service, satellites, and scale-up finance in the City.
George Freeman calls on the Government to take the opportunity of regulatory freedom post-Brexit to better integrate our aid and trade by using variable tariffs to incentivise high-quality production, and UK aid to support tech transfer of UK agritech and clean tech to help developing nations tackle the challenges of sustainable agriculture and development.
George Freeman calls for investment in the key growth sectors of bioscience, AI, nutraceuticals and space to drive an innovation-led covid recovery and, to support local regeneration, local regeneration corporations - place-based public-private partnerships to drive transformational local change.