Nuclear power station could be delayed

The financial deal for a new nuclear power station in Somerset is to be investigated by the European Commission, in a move that could delay it

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Group calls for more 'robust scrutiny' on energy deals

Richard Lloyd from the consumer association Which? said millions of consumers will be wondering what today's announcement on the Hinkley power station will mean for them.

He said: "There has been no transparent independent scrutiny of the price that the Government has signed up to on our behalf to pay, there needs to be a claw back if they've over paid and there needs to be a much more independent robust scrutiny of these deals."

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