A VETERAN MP is calling for safeguards against a Chinese-built nuclear power station. Harwich and North Essex MP Sir Bernard Jenkin is calling on ministers to introduce provisions to grant the UK Government a golden share in critical infrastructure projects such as the proposed Bradwell B power plant. Under his proposal, the share would grant the Government powers to prevent takeovers and appoint board members. It will also place obligations on directors to inform the Government if activities, such as the theft of nuclear secrets, were taking place against the national interest.
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