Government plans to build a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point in Somerset are shaping up to be a disaster. Hinkley’s already 8 years overdue. And by the time it’s finished it’ll be the most expensive object on earth.
After the Brexit vote, prime minister Theresa May has announced a fresh review of Hinkley — meaning the whole project could be on the rocks.
Let’s seize this moment to pile the pressure on Theresa May and the new Chancellor Philip Hammond. A huge petition could be enough to convince them to abandon Hinkley and back cheaper, cleaner renewable power instead.