LTC DCO Open Floor Hearing 1 (OFH1)

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Open Floor Hearing 1 (OFH1) – Tues 20th June – Register by Procedural Deadline C (13 June)

NB. On 15th June 2023 the agenda for OFH1 was published.  Within the agenda it is stated that:

Anyone wishing to speak at OFH1 who has not already advised the Case Team of this, should do so as soon as possible.
The event is capacity limited. If your request cannot be accommodated then further OFHs are available during the Examination.
The Case Team can be contacted via email or phone 0303 444 5000.


Location: Online via Microsoft Teams*

Registration process: 5.15pm
Start time: 6pm
Attendees: Invited Parties who have pre-registered


Purpose: The LTC DCO Open Floor Hearing 1 will be the first opportunity for registered Interested Parties to communicate opinions about the proposed LTC project to the Examining Authority (ExA).





There will be further Open Floor Hearings (please see Examination Timetable).  If you are able to attend a daytime hearing please consider registering for one of those to allow more opportunity for those who cannot to attend the evening hearings.

Full instructions on how to join online or by telephone will be provided in advance to those who have pre-registered.

You do not have to register to simply watch the meeting. A link to the livestream of the meeting will be published on the project webpage and the livestream will begin at 6pm. If the livestream does not initially work please try refreshing the webpage.

A note and recording of the meeting will be published under the Documents tab on the project webpage.


Making a written submission

Interested Parties will also have the opportunity to make written submissions after the Hearing prior to Deadline 1 (18 July 2023).

Equal weight is given to in person and written comments throughout the DCO Examination.

If you wish to make a written submission you can do so via the ‘Make a submission‘ page‘ by the deadline.

You will need to enter your unique reference number that was issued to you when you registered as an Interested Party.

Submissions must not include hyperlinks to documents/evidence hosted on a third party website eg technical reports, media articles etc.

Any submissions that exceed 1500 words should also be accompanied by a summary; this summary should not exceed 10% of the original text.

Electronic attachments should be clearly labelled with the subject title and not exceed 50MB.


Further information can be found in FAQ v2 [PD014].



The agenda for Open Floor Hearing 1 was published on 15th June 2023, and is available to view on the PINS LTC webpages HERE


*If you do not have Microsoft Teams you can find out more about getting it for free here.