Caroline Lucas described it as 'an absurd decision on every level'.
Strong leadership isn't about ploughing ahead regardless when mounting evidence suggests there is a better direction to take. It's about being bold enough to make the right decision. There's still time for Theresa May to change her mind. She should do so before it is too late.
The first nuclear power plant in the UK for 20 years is to be built in Somerset, after the government gave the green light
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Jeremy Corbyn is facing a backlash from trade unions, party members and his shadow business minister after opposing the construction
Underwriting would make a complete nonsense of any notion of nuclear power being competitive with renewable energy sources such as wind power and solar power which certainly are not in receipt of underwriting commitments.