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Nuclear decommissioning experts employed by Magnox Limited at its Harwell nuclear site in Oxford downed tools today (Tuesday) over pay parity with colleagues at the company’s other 10 sites.

Nuclear decommissioning experts employed by Magnox Limited are to strike on Tuesday and Wednesday (1-2 December) in a dispute over pay parity with colleagues at the company’s other 10 sites.

The lights will go out in the UK unless urgent action is taken to embed an integrated energy policy that encourages investment in skills as well as infrastructure, energy union Prospect has warned.

The largest union for nuclear industry employees welcomes the signing of a deal between EDF Energy and the China General Nuclear Power Corporation which paves the way for a final investment decision on new nuclear plant at Hinkley Point C, Somerset, and other UK infrastructure projects.

Energy workers’ union Prospect has warned that Drax’s decision to pull out of a £1bn carbon capture project will be a “body blow to low-carbon energy generation for the UK”.

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