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Nuclear Power Stations: Construction

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 153355, tabled on 13 June 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what criteria the Government will apply when assessing the value for money of any new financing arrangement for new nuclear power sites.

Answered on

18 June 2018

The Government published a value for money assessment for Hinkley Point C at the time of the deal being signed and will carry out a value for money assessment for any future new nuclear project before a final deal is agreed.

The Government will, at the appropriate time, publish this assessment which would set out the criteria used to determine value for money of the financing arrangements.

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