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20 candidates in 5 constituencies across Scotland were today (May 22nd) sent a wide raising set of questions covering key issues of concern to members.      

Electricity pylons
The Conservative party's failure to mention nuclear energy in its manifesto is worrying, says the largest union representing workers in the nuclear sector.

Stack of pension coins declining in size
Prospect has reinstated the ballot of members employed across the nuclear decommissioning estate on proposals to reform their defined benefit pensions.

Dungeness nuclear power station
Prospect has called on the government to clarify its position on the cap on public sector redundancy payments – or risk derailing plans to reform pensions in the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s estate.

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