Statement on Hinkley Point C: 15 September 2016

15 September 2016

Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark, made a statement in the House of Commons on Thursday 15 September on Hinkley Point C.

Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade, Europe, Energy & Climate Change, Barry Gardiner, responded on behalf of the Opposition.

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House of Commons Library analysis

The House of Commons Library produces briefing papers to inform MPs and their staff of key issues. The papers contain factual information and a range of opinions on each subject, and aim to be politically impartial.

The Library has published a briefing paper on industrial strategy which includes more information on government policy on Hinkley Point C.

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