Sunday, 14 August 2016
This piece gives the scene. The new Prime Minister, Theresa May, cannot afford to look weak in her first big test. The more pressure she is put under the more difficult it will be for her to let this deal go through after she has called it in. Of course the £2.5 Billion already spent will be money down the drain if the project is cancelled, but this is still better than signing up to a bad deal costing £30 billion to the customers in excess electricity charges.