Outside The Court

Press Release: Let’s Stop Aquind’s Response To The Initial Project Assessment By Ofgem Of The Third Cap And Floor Window For Electricity Interconnectors

Portsmouth, Hampshire – 19th April 2024 Let’s Stop Aquind (LSA), the Portsmouth based local grassroots movement, considers in this document Ofgem’s Initial Project Assessment of the third cap and floor window for electricity interconnectors1 and CRE ‘s public consultation document on the opportunity for new electricity interconnection capacity between France and the United Kingdom, no …

Stop Aquind & Led By Donkeys (Photo by LBD)

Press Release: Let’s Stop Aquind Releases Open Letter to Rishi Sunak, Jeremy Hunt and Grant Shapps: “IT’S TIME TO STOP AQUIND”

Portsmouth, Hampshire – Wednesday 1 March 2023 Community pressure group Let’s Stop Aquind has revitalised its long-running campaign against the Aquind Interconnector in response to the recent high court judgement in favour of Aquind Limited, which quashed the government’s original decision not to allow the project. As all parties wait for Secretary of State for …

Stop Aquind at The Royal Court of Justice in London

Press Release: Let’s Stop Aquind Responds To The Judicial Review Judgement Announcement – This Project Must Be Stopped Once And For All

Portsmouth, Hampshire – 25th January 2023 While we are bitterly disappointed that the judgement has been made in favour of Aquind Limited, we will be redoubling our opposition to this project, which now enters a new phase. As a grassroots community group, Let’s Stop Aquind remains committed to campaigning to protect the environment of Portsmouth, …

Outside The Court

Aquind Ltd v Secretary of State for BEIS; reflections from campaigners who were at the High Court hearing 22-23 November 2022

Stop Aquind campaigners were ecstatic in January when the then Secretary of State turned down Aquind Limited’s application for a Development Consent Order. The project they proposed would have been hugely damaging to our city and beyond, so we were full of trepidation when Aquind launched a judicial review to overturn that decision. Now we …

Aquind Demonstration

PORTSMOUTH’S ENVIRONMENT UNDER RENEWED ATTACK AS AQUIND’S OLIGARCHS SEEK TO REVIVE INTERCONNECTOR SCHEME BY JUDICIAL REVIEW

Despite unanimous local opposition, Aquind Limited has revealed that it has launched a legal challenge to the decision to deny it permission to land a cross channel electrical Interconnector cable and fibre optic communications network in Portsmouth. This controversial move puts the environment of Portsmouth at risk from a 5-7 year long building project that …