Energy news updates
Prospect, which represents professional, engineering and technical staff at the threatened Longannet power station, has praised the work of the new taskforce chaired by energy minister Fergus Ewing.
Prospect, which represents professional, engineering and technical staff at the Longannet power station in Scotland, has expressed dismay at today’s announcement that the plant will close on 31 March 2016.
Prospect members at the Atomic Weapons Establishment in Berkshire have voted to accept a final pay offer for an average increase of 2.5%.
Prospect has welcomed the announcement of Hinkley Point C contracts being signed with key contractors but warned that the skills challenge facing the UK cannot be underestimated.
Retired Prospect member Jackie Longworth has been awarded an honorary degree in recognition of her contribution to gender equality, both in the Bristol area and nationally. The degree was awarded by University of the West of England at a ceremony at Bristol Cathedral.