NAO slams economic case for ‘risky’ Hinkley

There are “uncertain strategic and economic benefits” to supporting a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley, says the National Audit Office

Hinkley C could be online by 2025, eight years after the original date following repeated delays and setbacks. Photograph: EDF EnergyGovernment support for Hinkley nuclear power plant would be risky and expensive with “uncertain strategic and economic benefits”, according to a highly critical report from the National Audit Office (NAO).

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