Campaign Update

Another month in UK’s failing new nuclear programme

The ongoing collapse of the Moorside nuclear project has hit the headlines. But the French nuclear industry continues to be mired in scandal as EDF starts pouring nuclear safety critical concrete at Hinkley. And now we learn that the chief executive of Wylfa Newydd developer Horizon Nuclear Power says he needs to raise cash or the Anglesey project will not go-ahead

Moorside Collapse

On 29th March 2017, Westinghouse Electric Company, a subsidiary of Japanese company Toshiba and the largest historic builder of …

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Comment

If Theresa May really cared about energy prices she would cancel Hinkley Point C

 

Commenting on today’s (9th May 2017) news that Theresa May is to press ahead with her promised cap on energy prices, Stop Hinkley Campaign spokesperson Roy Pumfrey said:

If Theresa May wants to cut energy prices, the first thing she should do is cancel Hinkley Point C.

Robert Peston, called it “scarily expensive”. Simon Jenkins in the Guardian described it as “the costliest white elephant in history”. Christopher Booker, writing in the Daily Telegraph called it “a truly major national scandal …

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Daily News Roundup

22 May 2017

Wylfa

Labour has put support for a new nuclear power station in Wales at the heart of its election bid. The party will launch its Welsh manifesto today with a commitment to support the planned Wyfla Newydd station on Anglesey as well as a host of major infrastructure projects. The manifesto will be unveiled in Delyn and follows speculation that Labour could lose all five of its North Wales seats. However, Labour activists will be heartened that UK polls suggest the …

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