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Hinkley white elephant ,HS2 train to nowhere.

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On 4 Jul 2017 at 3:02pm Bernie Francis Grant wrote:
The news that Hinkley power station's cost is to rise by £1.6 billion, to say I'm not shocked, would be an understatement. The Government is already giving £2 billion of tax payers money towards the build, paying for all the insurances during the lifetime of the build and will be paying £44 on top of the consumer cost of £45 per kilowatt hour, practically double. That must rank as one of the most expensive power generation there is (my thinking is we need it to produce plutonium for our Trident nuclear subs). On top of that they've virtually stopped subsidising renewables, so the progress of improvement has been severely reduced.
Now, we think that's expensive but what about the HS2, it's been announced that its cost has gone up by £10 billion to £42 billion. £42 billion to have a fast train from London to Manchester. That's not just expensive, it's ridiculously expensive. Now if that was invested in house building, the NHS and Care Services, I could get my head round that but a Fast train service???"
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On 4 Jul 2017 at 4:50pm Dr wrote:
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