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'Thumbs up' claim for Swansea tidal lagoon project

The company behind a £1bn tidal lagoon project for Swansea Bay believes it still has backing from within the UK government.

Tidal Lagoon Power has revealed to BBC Wales that on the same day as an independent review was ordered, it received a letter from a minister.

Chief executive Mark Shorrock said the cost could now be spread over 90 years rather than 35 years.

The UK government will not comment on the letter.

Mr Shorrock told BBC Wales' economics correspondent Sarah Dickins the talks within UK government circles had been very positive.

  • 19 Feb 2016
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