EDF Energy signs key Hinkley Point C deals with unions

Power supplier EDF Energy has signed two labour relations agreements with trade unions and a major contractor for the proposed new nuclear project at Hinkley Point C. They include a ‘Common Framework Agreement’ covering industrial relations, recruitment, training, apprenticeships, health and welfare and a ‘Civils Sector Agreement’ relating to pay and pensions. By the time […]

Seven people arrested at Hinkley anti-nuclear protest

Seven people were arrested during an anti-nuclear protest at Hinkley Point today. The ‘Stop New Nuclear’ alliance attracted more than 50 protestors in Somerset this morning to stop EDF’s plans to build new nuclear plants at the Hinkley site. A spokesperson for Avon and Somerset police told ELN the reasons for the arrests included “criminal […]