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Cumbria politicians clash over impact of Brexit on nuclear plans

Politicians clash over impact of Brexit on nuclear plans. North West Evening Mail,  2 May 2017 SOUTH Cumbria politicians have clashed over claims that the impact of Brexit could damage Britain’s nuclear future.

The business, energy and industrial strategy committee of MPs raised concerns of a long-term risk the UK could become a “rule taker”, unable to influence the European rules and standards.

The committee urged ministers to find transitional arrangements to keep Britain in the agency until a new plan could be hammered out.

Barrow and Furness’ sitting MP, John Woodcock, has criticised plans to leave nuclear research agency Euratom, with potential delays in finding an alternative threatening power supplies and inhibiting nuclear trade and research…….

May 3, 2017 - Posted by | politics, UK

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