Plans have been revealed for Sellafield staff to move into a town centre building in west Cumbria. Copeland council has been working on plans to break free from a Private Finance Initiative (PFI) deal for the Copeland Centre in Whitehaven. The final stages were completed in March and the authority now owns the building outright. It means it now has the ability to bring more tenants in, potentially increasing income for the council. Sellafield Ltd has revealed it is in discussions with Copeland council regarding refurbishment of the building, with some of its staff due to move into the property.
Carlisle News & Star 4th June 2020 read more »
A legal battle by a Sellafield whistleblower has taken an unusual turn. Diversity and inclusion consultant Alison McDermott submitted a whistleblowing and victimisation claim to the Employment Tribunal against Sellafield and the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority after her contract was terminated in 2018. She claimed this happened after she raised concerns about a bullying culture at Sellafield. Now Ms McDermott has applied to strike out Sellafield’s and the NDA’s responses in her case.
In Cumbria 4th June 2020 read more »