Curiously, councillors voting last night to give the go-ahead to the Leader for a Devolution bid, did not seem aware that he might find the scheme power-less. There was certainly no mention from the Chair, nor from the Leadership, of the problem at Hinckley Point, in the news : Decision on new nuclear power plant ‘delayed’ – BBC News http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-35415187
Only the speech read out on behalf of East Devon Alliance Chair, Paul Arnott, referred to the EDF difficulties, though they could seriously stall the Heart of the South West (HotSW) devolution strategy.
Can we assume EDDC Cabinet read the Financial Times? See http://eastdevonwatch.org/2016/01/28/implications-