Severn Barrage could boost economy and energy needs

Western Mail 31/10/12

A Severn barrage could be an “extraordinary” source of economic regeneration and energy, Lord Heseltine has claimed in a major report on how the UK can kick-start growth.

Swansea-raised Lord Heseltine will launch his UK Government-commissioned report today which warns of the potential for a major energy crisis.

The former Conservative Deputy Prime Minister writes: “It goes without saying that a secure and affordable supply of energy is essential to everything we do. It also provides opportunities for growth.

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