JUST five years after getting the go-ahead, the number of people across Britain working on the Hinkley Point C power station has reached 22,000, builders EDF Energy announced this week. This includes 6,300 on site, compared to just 1,500 at the height of the pandemic. An EDF spokesman said that the number of workers on site was due to increase to 8,500 in the next 18 months. During construction a total of 74,000 people in Britain are due to work on the project and so far, 800 apprentices have been trained.
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