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Part of Energy and Climate Change – in the House of Commons at 10:30 am on 26th January 2012.

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Photo of Christopher Huhne Christopher Huhne Liberal Democrat, Eastleigh 10:30 am, 26th January 2012

My hon. Friend is right to highlight the importance of skills to the nuclear industry’s revival, especially as so many who work in that industry are nearing retirement. That is why the Minister of State responsible for energy, my hon. Friend Charles Hendry, has been working so hard with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to make sure, through the nuclear skills academy and other measures, that the skills are there so that we can deliver on time—and we will.