The document acknowledges the challenges of developing a skilled workforce for the nuclear industry. It also confirms the government will continue supporting the NSSG’s strategic plan to ensure the industry has the skills and expertise needed to deliver a low-carbon future for the UK.
Co-chair of the Nuclear Skills Strategy Board – which oversees the NSSG – and Head of Nuclear Skills at EDF, Jennie Chapman, said:
“We welcome the ‘Powering Up Britain’ report and its recognition of the important role nuclear power can play in achieving a low-carbon future for the UK.
“We look forward to taking the work of the NSSG to the next level – working with government and the sector to develop a skilled workforce which can help deliver the UK’s ambitious net-zero targets.”
For a summary of Powering Up Britain, follow this link