THE MP for Ynys Môn has claimed plans to build a nuclear power station on the isle of Anglesey are still intact following the withdrawal of tech giant Hitachi. MP Virginia Crosbie held a private meeting with Nadhim Zahawi, UK Government minister of state for business, energy and industrial strategy who said the Wylfa site “ticks all the boxes” for the government’s goal to become a net zero carbon emitter by 2050. Mrs Crosbie said: “It was extremely useful to have this time with the Minister to discuss options for the future of the Wylfa site. With the 30th September deadline for the Development Consent Order rapidly approaching and the UK Government’s Energy white paper due this Autumn, we will soon have a roadmap for delivering net zero.
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The state of flux surrounding Wylfa Newydd makes securing free port status for Holyhead “now even more critical,” the island’s MP has argued.
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