‘Government must answer on Sellafield safety following Panorma revelations’ – Ritchie

Posted by
info@newrytimes.com
Monday, September 5th, 2016
Politics
SDLP South Down MP Margaret Ritchie has called on the Government to address the severe nuclear safety concerns at Sellafield that have been raised by BBC’s Panorama report, to be aired 8.30pm on Monday 5th September. ritchie2Speaking to Newry Times, she said, “I am deeply concerned over the security issues at Sellafield that have reportedly been uncovered by the BBC Panorama investigation, including the sharing of confidential information as well as the loss of electronic equipment and papers. “The Government must immediately undertake a review of all security procedures to ensure they fit to protect the public. “The risks and failings already apparent at Sellafield show the dangers of nuclear power and the burden it puts on future generations.
Article continues below:
September 2016“With the Government currently rethinking the future of Hinkley Point C, the Prime Minister should take the warnings coming from Sellafield very seriously and permanently move our electricity generation away from nuclear power and towards low carbon, genuinely sustainable sources, like wind and solar,” Ritchie added.

Would you like to advertise your business on Newry Times and reach thousands of people every day? Contact the Newry Times office on 028 4062 6520 or email Paul: editor@newrytimes.com

Both comments and pings are currently closed.

Comments are closed

-->

This website does not share personal information with third parties nor do we store any information about your visit other than to analyze and optimize your content and reading experience through the use of cookies. You can turn off the use of cookies at anytime by changing your specific browser settings.

We are not responsible for republished content from this blog on other blogs or websites without our permission. This privacy policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on 16/01/2017. If you have any questions feel free to contact Newry Times by emailing editor@newrytimes.com

Log in