MPs take evidence on building new nuclear: the challenges ahead

23 October 2012

The Energy and Climate Change Committee will hold the third public evidence session on ‘Building New Nuclear’ at 9.30 am on Tuesday 23 October, in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House


Panel 1, at 9.30 am:

  • Vincent de Rivaz, Chief Executive, EDF
  • Humphrey Cadoux-Hudson, Managing Director, Nuclear New Build, EDF
  • Rupert Steele OBE, Director of Regulation, Scottish Power/Iberdrola
  • Chris Anastasi, Head of Government Affairs, Policy and Regulation, International Power, GDF Suez

Panel 2, at 10.30 am (approx):

  • Sir Bernard Ingham, Secretary, Supporters of Nuclear Energy
  • Sir William McAlpine, Chairman, Supporters of Nuclear Energy

Panel 3, at 11.00 am (approx):

  • Richard George, Climate and Energy Campaigner, Greenpeace UK
  • Nick Butler


Main issues likely to be addressed:

  • Financing new nuclear power stations
  • Public attitudes towards new nuclear power stations,
  • Developing the supply chain and workforce to deliver new nuclear power stations,
  • The consequences of failing to deliver new nuclear power stations in the UK.

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