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.
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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