20,000 jobs at risk after Toshiba withdraws from Britain's nuclear industry

Unions and Labour blame ‘irresponsible’ Tory policies for nuclear decay

“CHAOTIC” and “irresponsible” Tory energy policy was blamed today as Japanese firm Toshiba declared it was withdrawing from the British nuclear industry and winding up its nuclear arm – a decision that puts paid to a planned nuclear power station and 20,000 jobs.

Unions and the Labour Party said the decision was a huge blow to the north-west of England, which would have benefited from jobs at the planned plant at Moorside in Cumbria.

Anti-nuclear campaigners said the...
source: Morning Star Online

2018-11-08 20:38
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