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Wales First Minister ‘100% committed to new Wylfa nuclear plant

First Minister ‘100% committed to new Wylfa nuclear plant’   Carwyn Jones made comments despite Labour’s Shadow Chancellor promising to ‘bring an end’ to nuclear power and weapons if Labour win Daily Post BY GARETH WYN-WILLIAMS, 30 May 17, The First Minister has reiterated his “100%” backing for a new nuclear plant on Anglesey, a stance shared will all but one of the candidates hoping to become the island’s next MP.

This comes despite a recent vow from Labour’s Shadow Chancellor to “bring an end” to nuclear power and nuclear weapons in the first 100 days of a Labour government…..

This backing is shared with three other of the island’s five parliamentary candidates, with only the Liberal Democrat candidate Dr Sarah Jackson saying she’d prefer to explore more renewable energy options…….

Liberal Democrat, Dr Sarah Jackson, would prefer further research into renewable sources.

“I recognise the potential benefits of Wylfa Newydd to the island’s economy, but my preference would be to look at investment into renewable sources of energy. Instead of investing in technology that is becoming obsolete, it is far better for Ynys Môn to invest in the future.

“There are now exciting and innovative alternatives. Let’s invest in a cleaner, greener future.”


May 31, 2017 - Posted by | politics, UK

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