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The connections between nuclear weapons and nuclear power in the UK

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July 13, 2020 - Posted by | UK, weapons and war

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  1. […] Nuclear news reports on the July webinar, ‘Why is the UK government so addicted to nuclear?’ Background: Nuclear weapons and nuclear power share several common features. In fact, the UK’s first nuclear power stations were built primarily to provide fissile material for nuclear weapons during the Cold War . . . e development of both the nuclear weapons and nuclear power industries is mutually beneficial. And now it appears that the government is using the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station to subsidise Trident, Britain’s nuclear weapons system. As part of a Parliamentary investigation into the Hinkley project, it emerged that without the billions of pounds earmarked for building this new power station in Somerset, Trident would be ‘unsupportable’. […]

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