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Lord Hutton: Fukushima 'changed the game' for nuclear


Since the Fukushima nuclear plant failure in Japan the nuclear industry has been under enormous pressure.

Germany and Italy have renounced the nuclear option while Japan's leaders talk of a revolutionary shift away from nuclear power.

Stephen Sackur spoke to Lord Hutton, a former Labour minister and now chairman of Britain's nuclear industry association, about whether confidence in nuclear power has been undermined.

Watch the full interview on BBC World News on Tuesday 9th August at 03:30 GMT, 08:30 GMT, 15:30 and 20:30 GMT and on the BBC News Channel on Tuesday 9th August at 04:30 BST and at 00:30 BST on Wednesday 10th August.

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