Strikes at Scottish nuclear plants could lead to power shortages over Christmas, a union has warned. GMB has threatened industrial action at Hunterston B and Torness, which it says could leave Scotland without a third of its electricity supply. Union members are locked in a dispute with EDF Energy over pay and contracts. Contingencies would likely be put in place to keep the electricity grid running if strikes were to go ahead over Christmas. GMB says it has informed the Scottish Government about the implications of industrial action at the two sites, which employ a total of 1500 workers.
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