Britain's first nuclear power station for twenty years has moved a step closer to being built in Somerset.
The Chancellor George Osborne has announced fresh investment totalling more than £24 billion during a 5 day tour of China where he is hoping to secure further funding for Britain's nuclear industry.
The plant could provide 25,000 jobs.
Somerset has been gearing up for Hinkley for years, but now the project has got the final go ahead, how will it affect the region?
The construction of the first nuclear power plant in the UK for a generation moved a step closer today as fresh investment was announced.