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Onshore Wind Turbines (Proximity of Habitation) Bill 2010-12

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)
Sponsor:
Chris Heaton-Harris

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 108 2010-12 (as introduced) | PDF version, 78KB 25.05.2011

Latest news on the Onshore Wind Turbines (Proximity of Habitation) Bill 2010-12

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress.

Summary of the Onshore Wind Turbines (Proximity of Habitation) Bill 2010-12

The Bill would give powers to local authorities to specify in their neighbourhood development plans (defined as in the Localism Bill) a 'recommended best practice set-back distance' between onshore wind turbines and habitations. It includes recommendations for this set-back distance, calculated as a multiple of the turbine rotor diameter.

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