Government approves plans for Hinkley C

The Government has today (Tuesday 19 March) given the go-ahead for a new nuclear power plant to be built at Hinkley Point in Somerset. The energy secretary Ed Davey made the announcement in the House of Commons.

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Hinkley C plans approved

Plans for a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point in Somerset have been approved by the Government this afternoon (19 March 2013).