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Nuclear news updates

Rebecca Long-Bailey (right) with Mike Clancy, Paul Noon and others at TUC energy fringe sept 2017
Prospect has welcomed the commitment of Labour’s shadow energy minister to ensure a successful future for the British nuclear industry.

chimney at Sellafield nuclear site
Mike Clancy, general secretary of Prospect, responding to the publication of the government’s position paper on leaving Euratom commented: “Whilst it is welcome that the government has set out its principles for Euratom, there is little reassurance in the new paper about the scale of the challenge facing the UK.

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chimney at Sellafield nuclear site
The government must urgently address the implications of Brexit for the civil nuclear industry or risk losing out on access to billions of pounds worth of business abroad.

Hinkley point power station
Responding to the National Audit Office report into the government’s plans for Hinkley Point C power station, Prospect general secretary Mike Clancy said: “This is a deeply worrying report that highlights the lack of accountability and leadership in British nuclear policy. The UK has the most experienced nuclear workforce in the world but they are being let down by government.