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'Building new nuclear: the challenges ahead' session four

06 November 2012

The Energy and Climate Change Committee will hold the fourth public evidence session on ‘Building New Nuclear’ at 9.30 am on Tuesday 6 November, in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House.

Witnesses

Tuesday 6 November, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 9.30am

  • Ed Mitchell, Director of Environment and Business, Environmental Agency
  • Bruce McKirdy, Managing Director, Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
  • John Jenkins, Chief Operating Officer and Acting Business Head, Office for Nuclear Regulation
  • Dr Andy Hall, Deputy Chief Inspector of Nuclear Installations and Director of Regulatory Standards, and Acting Chief Nuclear Inspector, Office for Nuclear Regulation

At 10.30am

  • John Hayes MP, Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC)
  • Hergen Haye, Head of Nuclear New Build, DECC
  • Emily Bourne, Head of EMR Programme team, DECC

Issues

  • The regulatory regime
  • The impact of the Fukushima accident on new build in the UK
  • Financing new power stations
  • New nuclear supply chain
  • Delivering a skilled workforce
  • Decommissioning

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