Parliament 2010-06-21

21 June 2010 : Column 56W

Nuclear Power Stations: Construction

Ms Ritchie: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of the subsidy for the proposed £20 billion building programme for new nuclear plants. [3543]

Charles Hendry: The coalition agreement is clear that there will be no public subsidy for new nuclear power stations.