EDF to reduce Hinkley staff as government negotiations drag on

Will Nichols
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Company announces "reduction in the number of people working on the project

The sluggish progress of negotiations between the government and EDF over a guaranteed electricity price for the Hinkley Point nuclear plant is likely to result in staff layoffs. A statement on the...

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