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Can Boris leave a nuclear legacy?

16 min listen

Despite a relatively quiet summer from the government, Boris Johnson has waded finally waded into the energy crisis, announcing £700 million of funding for Sizewell C, the nuclear plant. On the podcast, Cindy Yu talks to James Forsyth and Isabel Hardman about what’s behind this development (and whether it could be anything to do with Johnson trying to establish some kind of legacy, in the last days of his premiership). Isabel sums up his energy contribution as: ‘To a certain extent it’s him saying: if you look backwards or forwards, it’s not my fault’.

Produced by Cindy Yu.


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