Letter to Jeremy Corbyn: Following your appearance on the Andrew Marr show the North West Evening Mail ran a poll. Unlike the actual government and industry consultations this poll has the option to say NO and 85% of the 2308 people voting so far have done just that. There is also an ongoing 38 Degrees petition to: Stop Moorside the “biggest nuclear development in Europe.” Despite the virtual media black on the resistance to Moorside (all media attention has been on the pylon route) this poll to Stop Moorside has attracted 11,769 signatures and rising. Campaigners have raised funds to commission reports independent of government and industry. A report by the Edinburgh Energy and Environment Consultancy makes shocking reading Construction has so far commenced on ten AP1000s, six in the US and four in China, and another three are scheduled to begin soon. However two of the ten have been suspended, presumed abandoned, and the other eight are all running several years late and hugely over cost. Not one has ever been completed. But the report by the EEEC (enclosed) highlights a completely separate problem: the design is intrinsically unsafe.
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