Birmingham Policy Commission Report

Nuclear Policy Commission ReportThe Commission Report offers a state-of-play assessment of nuclear energy’s current circumstances and likely prospects, and a critical examination of what might be done to deliver energy policies that are effective in both the short and longer term.

The full report is composed of three sections: Section I provides the background and overview of the Commission as well as the main conclusions of the report, Section II provides a summary narrative of key areas facing the UK in terms of re-establishing nuclear energy and the related Commission recommendations, and Section III contains a detailed analysis of these key areas.


Read the Full Report (PDF - 4.86 MB)

Read the Summary Report (PDF - 12.5 MB)

Read the one page overview of the report (PDF – 270 KB)



Report launch

The Commission Report was launched on 2nd July 2012 with a panel discussion involving Tim Yeo MP (Chair, Energy and Climate Change Committee), Professor Martin Freer (Policy Commission Academic Director) and Stephen Tindale (Climate and Energy Consultant, Associate Fellow at the Centre for European Reform and a member of the Commission). The discussion was chaired by Fiona Fox (Chief Executive, Science Media Centre).

Nuclear Policy Commision Report Launch