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In this article Andrew Renton, principal at Castletown Law, makes a compelling argument for the future of nuclear in Scotland. The end of generation at Hunterston B, soon to be followed by Torness, means that Scotland now faces increasing greenhouse gas emissions.

If there was ever a place and time for small modular reactors then it is Scotland in the next decade. Not only would the country see a significant reduction in carbon emissions but the world-class engineering capability of which Scotland is justifiably proud would flourish with the creation of hundreds of highly skilled jobs.

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