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Energy Minister announces jobs boost

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Energy Minister John Hayes MP has announced that 500 new jobs will be created at the Sellafield nuclear site in west Cumbria.

Mr Hayes made the announcement during his speech to the Nuclear Industry Association’s annual Energy Choices conference, in London.

The job vacancies are likely to be filled locally, and cover a wide range of disciplines including operations and specialist safety and technical positions.