HC Deb 24 February 1977 vol 926 c664W
Mr. Forman

asked the Secretary of State for Energy what has been the over run in both cost and time of the following Power stations: Dungeness B, Wylfa, and Hinkley Point B.

Mr. Benn

, Pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 10th February 1977; Vol. 925, c. 749], gave the following information:

Wylfa has been commissioned and Hinkley Point "B" is currently in the process of being commissioned of Dungeness "B" is due in 1979. of Dungeness "B" is due in 1979. The CEGB has provided the following estimates of construction costs (excluding nuclear fuel) and commissioning dates for each of the stations:

Mr. Benn

BNFL has joint councils at company level in which pay and conditions of employment throughout the company are negotiated with union representatives. In addition, there are at Windscale a number of joint committees on which all local matters including safety are discussed.