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Prospect calls for rethink on decommissioning following Magnox decision

Prospect has described news of the termination of the Cavendish Fluor Partnership contract for the Magnox and Calder Hall decommissioning sites as “extraordinary”.
BNFL Sellafield site

MPs tell government to honour pension promises made to nuclear workers

Government proposals to override legislation protecting nuclear workers’ pensions were condemned by Patricia Gibson, MP for North Ayrshire and Arran, in a debate in Westminster Hall on 21 March 2017
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Scientists and engineers bring Brexit concerns to Parliament

Prospect members from a wide range of science and engineering disciplines will tell MPs and Lords today (Tuesday 7 March) how uncertainties about Brexit are impacting on them and their organisations.
BAS members at work

Largest nuclear union welcomes breakthrough in pensions negotiations

Prospect, the largest union representing workers on sites owned by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, has welcomed an improved offer on reforms to the pensions of more than 11,000 people
chimney and pylons at Sellafield nuclear site

Lords’ energy report puts too much faith in the market

Competition alone won’t fix the UK’s energy market, says the union that represents 24,000 managers and specialists working in generation, distribution and transmission.
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