THE first-ever ‘Cumbria Nuclear Conference’ is due to get underway in Carlisle this evening. An audience of 300 people are due to attend the first part of this conference – a dinner at the Halston Aparthotel, on Warwick Road – tonight before the main event gets underway at Carlisle Racecourse tomorrow. Greg Clark, the new Secretary of State for Business and Industrial Strategy, is due to speak at the conference. Other confirmed speakers include Tom Samson, the chief executive of NuGen, which has plans to open a new nuclear power plant at Moorside, near Sellafield, as well as former Defence Secretary and Barrow MP Lord Hutton and John Clarke, chief executive of the Nuclear Decommissioning Agency.
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