CONSTRUCTION work at Hinkley Point nuclear power station could be delayed by a row over bonus payments, unions warned yesterday.
Members of GMB and Unite among the 700-strong workforce are set to vote in a consultative ballot next month on a call for strike action.
Friday 21st Apr 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
by Paddy McGuffin
UNIONS hailed a huge jobs boost after a new nuclear power station got the go-ahead yesterday, but environmental campaigners branded the decision “absurd.”
The government ended uncertainly over the contentious Hinckley Point C project by announcing...
Friday 16th Sep 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
SHADOW business secretary Jon Trickett accused Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday of “bungling negotiations” over Hinkley Point.
His criticism came as Chinese ambassador Liu Xiaoming warned Britain’s relationship with China is “critical” due to the...
Wednesday 10th Aug 2016
THERESA MAY was accused yesterday of delaying the Hinkley Point nuclear project because of her “general prejudice” and “suspicious approach” to dealing with China.
The Prime Minister was against relaxing visa requirements for visiting Chinese businessmen when...
Monday 1st Aug 2016
Unions ‘bewildered’ at Hinkley C dilly-dallying
Saturday 30th Jul 2016
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posted by Morning Star in World
ENERGY giant EDF was rocked by the resignation of a board member just before a meeting last night that decided to go ahead with a controversial new nuclear power station.
As the Star went to press, the French state-owned firm was reported to have given the green light to a third plant...
Friday 29th Jul 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
EDF chief pressed to commit to major power station project
Saturday 2nd Jul 2016
GREEN energy campaigners revealed plans yesterday for legal action against government subsidies for construction of the third Hinkley Point nuclear power station.
Protracted negotiations over the financing of the Somerset power station, which will be built by China and run by French...
Saturday 23rd Apr 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
By Bernard McAulay and Richard Clarke
Saturday 6th Feb 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features