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Nuclear Power Costs

EDM number 1131 in 2016-17, proposed by Paul Flynn on 29/03/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Energy and Nuclear power.

That this House is appalled at the runaway multi-billion pound waste of nuclear costs for a power source that promised to deliver electricity that would be too cheap to meter; notes that Hinkley Point's estimated cost of £6 billion in 2008 leapt to £24 billion and is now estimated to soar to £37 billion, while the cost of nuclear decommissioning, estimated at £55 billion in 2005, is now set at £117 billion and rising; and condemns this and previous Governments' gullible infatuation with the myth of cheap nuclear power that has created a massive burden of debt for the nation that will impoverish public spending for decades.

This motion has been signed by a total of 20 MPs.

Paul Flynn29/03/2017Newport WestLabourProposed
Kelvin Hopkins30/03/2017Luton NorthLabourSeconded
Chris Stephens30/03/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySeconded
Paul Monaghan30/03/2017Caithness, Sutherland and Easter RossScottish National PartySeconded
Alan Brown30/03/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySeconded
Martyn Day30/03/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Hannah Bardell30/03/2017LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
Stephen Gethins18/04/2017North East FifeScottish National PartySigned
Mark Durkan18/04/2017FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Alex Salmond18/04/2017Signed
Drew Hendry18/04/2017Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Owen Thompson18/04/2017MidlothianScottish National PartySigned
Alan Meale18/04/2017MansfieldLabourSigned
Michael Weir18/04/2017AngusScottish National PartySigned
Ronnie Campbell19/04/2017Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Margaret Ritchie20/04/2017South DownSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Dennis Skinner20/04/2017BolsoverLabourSigned
Ronnie Cowan20/04/2017InverclydeScottish National PartySigned
Carol Monaghan25/04/2017Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySigned
John Nicolson26/04/2017East DunbartonshireScottish National PartySigned

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