Michael Folger, the chief executive of the nuclear industry’s waste disposal company, UK Nirex, is a man of strong Christian faith. But this Easter, rather than the story of Christ’s Passion, his mind may have been dwelling more on the Psalms. In particular, the warning of psalm 146: “Put not your trust in princes.”
If there is one industry to which the government owes a debt of gratitude, it is nuclear power. It was nuclear power stations that kept the lights on during the miners’ strike. Yet Margaret Thatcher and her successors turned against it. On 17th March, the day…
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