Bemoaning the lack of joined up government over renewable energy, Wilson also revealed that at the first meeting of the new Renewables Advisory Board, with siting consent problems and aviation radar disturbance top of the agenda (main story), the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, which has responsibility for site permitting, sent a junior official, and the Ministry of Defence sent nobody at all. This anecdote reflected the reality of the difficulty in getting all the wheels of government moving in the same direction at the same time, he said.
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