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Scotland isn’t allowed to have an opinion. Not according to Michael Fallon, the Tory energy secretary who acts as minder to Ed Davey in order to prevent any Lib Dem-ish sandal wearing in Westminster’s Department of Radioactivity. According to a report in the Herald yesterday, Fallon ordered the Scottish energy minister Fergus Ewing not to contact the EU with the views of the Scottish Government on the massive subsidy which the UK is proposing to pay to the Chinese-French consortium behind the Hinkley nuclear power station.

In its desperate search for an energy supply which doesn’t involve building wind farms in Conservative constituencies, Westminster has signed a controversial deal with the French energy giant EDF to build a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point in Somerset. The deal involves giving EDF a guarantee of a minimum price for electricity produced by the plant, a minimum price which is…

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