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Sellafield management criticised

MPs have strongly criticised the private consortium that runs the Sellafield site in Cumbria.

The Public Accounts Committee says costs are out of control, and the contract with Nuclear Management Partners should not have been extended.

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MPs say costs at Sellafield "are totally out of control"

A committee of MPs has severely criticised the private consortium that manages the Sellafield nuclear plant in Cumbria.

In its latest report, the Commons' Public Accounts Committee says it is extremely concerned about spiralling costs and delays to projects.

Chair of the Committee, Margaret Hodge MP, says the contract for Nuclear Management Partners (NMP) should have been reconsidered, before an extension was awarded.

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