Nuclear report claims MPs were ‘misled’

By Craig Robinson   OFFICIALS distorted evidence and misled MPs over the need to build a new fleet of nuclear power stations, according to a report written by a Suffolk town councillor. Ron Bailey, who sits on Leiston-cum-Sizewell Town Council, recently presented his findings at the House of Commons. Together with other experts and a…

A Corruption Of Governance?

The above damning report shows Ministers & Parliament were misled over the need for new nuclear power stations by civil servants who, by obfuscation, selective use of statistical information (no doubt supplied by EDF & the nuclear industry), omission of the positive benefits of non-polluting renewable energy sources of electricity, etc., persuaded parliament to approve…

Nuclear Power – Not Worth The Risk

The Japanese cabinet decided this week to transfer the country’s nuclear safety agency from the trade ministry, where it nestled in a department also dedicated to the expansion of nuclear power, to the environment ministry, where, at least in theory, there is some chance that its operations will not be subverted or manipulated by Japanese…

Nuclear Free Local Authorities Response To Head Of The Bull (Mike Weightman’s) Interim Nuclear Safety Review. Post Fukoshima

NFLA Chair Bailie George Regan says: “The NFLA believes Mike Weightman’s interim report is a real missed opportunity.The NFLA has consistently said it is disappointed with the very narrow nature of this review, which it feels is being developed to ensure little actually has to be done. This then allows no great delay to the…

Sizewell Stakeholder Group (SSG) -Fukoshima – Public Meeting 7th July 2011, Saxmundham

At the above well attended public meeting about the continuing Japanese Fukoshima nuclear power plant disaster concerns were voiced over the total inadequacy of the present miniscule evacuation zone around Sizewell and the ludicrous current emergency plans in the event of a disaster there, among many, many, other anxieties. An account of the public’s questions…

Justification: Application For A Judicial Review Agatnst The Government’s Plans For New Nuclear Reactors; A Further Update

Readers of News 174 (July, 2011) will know that we contributed £2,000 to the exorbitant requirement of £16,250 made by the Government’s Legal Services Commission in order that Rory Walker’s application for legal aid to proceed against the Government could continue. [Rory’s action was to show that the health detriments from nuclear power outweigh any…