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Sue Ferns, Prospect senior deputy general, gave the following remarks at TUC Congress 2020 on Tuesday, 15 September.
Radioactive Waste Management has been tasked by the government to deliver a long-term solution for the UK’s growing pile of radioactive waste. A crucial part of this process is to find a permanent site for a Geological Disposal Facility. In this series, RWM staff, who are also Prospect members, talk about their careers, their roles at RWM and the unique challenges of working on what will be one of the most important national infrastructure projects ever undertaken.
In early July, in order to ensure that your voices would be heard in the months ahead, Prospect ran a survey of energy members asking for their views as the sector began to move out of lockdown.
Prospect has said that it is ‘deeply disappointed’ with Ofgem’s Draft Determinations for the RIIO-2 price control, in its submission to the energy regulator.
The Energy Networks Association and members of Energy UK have repeated their commitment to working safely, protecting workers and customers, and to keeping the power on through the COVID-19 crisis.