Questions

Tuesday, 3rd September 2013

Excessive cost of challenging decisions in the UK

Struan submitted a Written Question on the excessive cost of challenging legal decisions in the UK and has received a reply from the Commission.

Click here to read Struan's Written Question.

Click here to read the Commission's response.

Tuesday, 3rd September 2013

Human papilloma virus vaccinations in Japan

Struan has written a question to the Commission and received a reply on the suspension of HPV vaccines in Japan and any implications this will have in the EU.

Click here to read Struan's Written Question.

Click here to read the Commission's answer.

Wednesday, 27th March 2013

Written Question on industrial wind farms and their impact on property values

In response to the growing impact of wind turbines on the value of nearby property, Struan has submitted a written question asking what steps the European Commission will take to ensure that both national and local authorities in member states assess and evaluate all potential impacts on property values prior to giving consent to planning applications.

Please click here to read the Written Question in full.

Monday, 11th February 2013

Written Question on the precautionary principle and wind turbines

Struan has sent a written question to the European Commission asking it to clarify the process by which the EU's precautionary principle can be invoked when examining the health impacts of wind turbines.

 

Please click here to read the Written Question in full.

Thursday, 24th January 2013

Commission’s answer to question on wind turbines and ill health research

The European Commission has provided an answer to the written question Struan asked in November asking if it is aware of the existance of a new science-based, peer-reviewed research report by British and Canadian authors drawing a causal link between wind farms and harm to sleep and health in people living close to them. He also asked whether this research will be given full consideration by the Commission in informing its policies on renewable energy.

Please click here to read the Commission's answer