UK nuclear project delay is 'bonkers', says trade union

A computer-generated image of EDF's two proposed nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point in southwest EnglandBritish trade unions criticised the government on Friday for delaying its final decision on the Hinkley Point nuclear power plant, seen by British media as backtracking on the project. “Theresa May’s decision to review the go-ahead on HPC is bewildering and bonkers,” said Justin Bowden, the GMB union’s national secretary for energy, about Britain’s new prime minister. “After years of procrastination, what is required is decisive action not dithering and more delay,” he said.

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