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Part of Energy and Climate Change – in the House of Commons at 10:30 am on 5th March 2009.

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Photo of David Chaytor David Chaytor Labour, Bury North 10:30 am, 5th March 2009

What assessment has the Secretary of State made about the possibility of new nuclear build following the banking crisis? Given that banks are reluctant to provide mortgages for people to buy one-bedroom flats, does he think it likely that anyone will offer the finance to construct a new nuclear power station in the immediate future? Will he continue to resist the arguments of those who want to rig the carbon market to provide a hidden subsidy for new nuclear?

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