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NUCLEAR BUILD

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1031: tabled on 05 February 2013

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 13 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House is alarmed at the delays and cost-overruns of new nuclear power stations; notes that the Olkiluoto station in Finland that promised to start generating in 2009 at a cost of 6.4 billion eurowill not be ready until after 2014 at a cost of 8.5 billion euro; further notes that the Flamanville station will not be ready until 2016 with costs having soared from 3.3 to 8 billion euro; believes that plans for British nuclear stations are near collapse with the withdrawal of the British firm Centrica from the Hinckley project after its investment of 1 billion; and urges Government investment in alternative energy sources.