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In 1986 UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher demanded nuclear emergency plans

Thatcher demanded nuclear plans after ‘shambles’ Chernobyl response,  The Scotsman, PARIS GOURTSOYANNIS, 29 DEC 17, Margaret Thatcher demanded the government draw up new contingency plans for a major nuclear incident after the response to the Chernobyl disaster was branded a “farce” and a “shambles”.

Classified government papers released today reveal concern in the weeks following the disaster that failings in the government’s response could give ammunition to opponents of nuclear power and snarl proposed new power stations.

 Ministers had agreed to the construction of a second nuclear reactor at Sizewell in Suffolk at the time of the disaster but the decision had not been made public.

Margaret Thatcher demanded the government draw up new contingency plans for a major nuclear incident after the response to the Chernobyl disaster was branded a “farce” and a “shambles”.

Classified government papers released today reveal concern in the weeks following the disaster that failings in the government’s response could give ammunition to opponents of nuclear power and snarl proposed new power stations.

 Ministers had agreed to the construction of a second nuclear reactor at Sizewell in Suffolk at the time of the disaster but the decision had not been made public……..

On 16 May, the prime minister received a damning assessment of the government’s response from her policy adviser on energy, John Wybrew. On 16 May, the prime minister received a damning assessment of the government’s response from her policy adviser on energy, John Wybrew.

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December 30, 2017 - Posted by | general

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