Nuclear news updates

chimney at Sellafield nuclear site
The government must urgently address the implications of Brexit for the civil nuclear industry or risk losing out on access to billions of pounds worth of business abroad.

Hinkley point power station
Responding to the National Audit Office report into the government’s plans for Hinkley Point C power station, Prospect general secretary Mike Clancy said: “This is a deeply worrying report that highlights the lack of accountability and leadership in British nuclear policy. The UK has the most experienced nuclear workforce in the world but they are being let down by government.

chimney at Sellafield nuclear site
Prospect warns of huge risk to jobs in Britain's nuclear industry if the government gets Brexit wrong

Babcock International has written to members of the Babcock International Group Pension Scheme to start consultation on plans to double the member contribution rate to 12%.

Nuclear decommissioning
Prospect union members working at nuclear decommissioning sites across the UK have voted decisively to accept an improved offer on unpopular reforms to their final salary pension schemes