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Nuclear Power

Volume 476: debated on Thursday 22 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what assessment he has made of the effect on manufacturing industry of building a new generation of civil nuclear power stations. (206978)

The building of new nuclear power stations in the UK could create up to tens of thousands of new jobs. It will be a major opportunity for our manufacturing and construction sectors, with a significant proportion of the work likely to be done in the UK.