§ Mr. Connarty
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will announce his decision on the application submitted by BP Grangemouth CHP Limited on 31 March for consent under section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989 and section 57(2) of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 to construct and operate a combined heat and power plant at BP Grangemouth. 
§ Mr. Dewar
Consent for this application was issued on 30 October 1998. My decision was arrived at, after carefully considering all the evidence before me, including the advice of the local planning authority, statutory consultees and all representations received. A copy of the Press Notice announcing this consent together with a copy of the consent letter was placed in the Library of the House of Commons.