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Hinkley experts dispute logic of Euratom exit

Mar 8, 2017 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

THE legal logic behind the UK's planned exit from a the pan-European nuclear group Euratom has been questioned by experts who have described the move as an unnecessary step in the Brexit process.

The Government has said it will leave Euratom as a result of the decision to leave the EU because "they are uniquely legally joined". But Herbert Smith Freehills, the law firm advising EDF on Hinkley Point, said the Government's legal interpretation has created unnecessary risks. Julia Pyke, a par

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