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Offshore Energies responds to Prime Minister’s General Election announcement

23 May 2024

In response to today’s announcement that the General Election will take place on July 4, David Whitehouse, CEO Offshore Energies UK comments:

“Offshore Energies UK is proud to represent over 400 organisations and their skilled people across our world class offshore energy industry and in every parliamentary constituency. As the country prepares to decide on its future government on 4 July, we call on all parties to choose a homegrown energy transition. A transition that safeguards jobs, energy security and accelerates economic growth. Policy decisions made by the new Government will be felt for decades to come. This General Election campaign is an opportunity for all parties to support our world class industry and its people.”

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Offshore Energies UK is the leading trade body for the UK’s offshore energies industry. Its membership includes over 400 organisations with an interest in offshore oil, gas, carbon capture and storage, hydrogen, and offshore wind. Working together with its members, it is a driving force supporting the UK in ensuring security of energy supply while helping to meet its net zero ambitions.

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