This briefing has been prepared for the House of Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee, to inform their discussion of potential inquiries on nuclear energy. On 27 April 2012 the Committee launched an inquiry into Building New Nuclear: The Challenges Ahead.

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This briefing prepared for the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee provides an overview of nuclear energy in Great Britain, covering the nuclear industry, Government policy, the regulatory regime and arrangements for dealing with the legacy from previous nuclear generation. It sets out key developments and risks to inform the Committee’s consideration of possible future inquiries on nuclear energy.

27 April 2012