Hinkley letters

Molly wrote to Joaquín Almunia, outgoing EU Competition Commissioner, challenging him over his recommendation that the Commission give the green light to the controversial financial deal for Hinkley C nuclear power station. [Hinkley Letter_MSC_Sept 2014]

His response suggested that the decision to support the deal followed investigations which concluded that it would ‘address a genuine market failure’, dispelling the Commission’s initial doubts. Molly is now seeking clarification on what this means. [Almunia reply_Hinkley]