A Government minister said he has a duty to make sure Hartlepool power station continues to thrive after Brexit on a visit to the facility. Steve Baker MP, one of four Brexit ministers, was given a tour of the EDF nuclear plant in Brenda Road. Brexit will see the UK leave the Euratom agency that oversees nuclear safety in Europe and requires members to be under the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice. Some scientists have warned leaving will cause widespread confusion and have a potentially devastating impact on the industry in Britain.
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