Lords reject government’s plans to exit nuclear treaty

The UK’s decision to withdraw from the nuclear safety and research regulator Euratom prior to the creation of a new nuclear agreement has been rejected in the House of Lords

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House of Lords wants UK to remain in Euratom

The UK’s decision to withdraw from the nuclear safety and research regulator Euratom prior to the creation of a new nuclear agreement has been rejected in the House of Lords.

On Tuesday, the upper chamber voted 265 to 194 in favour of suspending the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the nuclear treaty until new safeguarding agreements could be put in place.

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