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Somerset County Council Scrutiny Committee wowed by progress at Hinkley Point C

The construction of Hinkley Point C nuclear power station has been described as the biggest boost to the economy of the area for a generation. Progress on the site has been praised by SCC’s Scrutiny Committee for Place; a group made up of councillors and senior officers who recently visited the site. Councillor Ann Bown, […]

Giant step forward after EU chiefs approve Hinkley C deal

Somerset County Council welcomes the news that the European Commission has approved a giant next step on the road to the development of a new Hinkley Point power station. EU chiefs have ruled that the UK government’s commercial agreement with EDF Energy on the £16billion nuclear project – the biggest in Europe – is legally […]