Thousands of jobs in our area depend on the nuclear industry. We are working with the Government and industry to bring the next generation of new nuclear to Copeland.


Trudy hosts SMR company launch

Trudy has hosted the launch of a new company formed to bring new nuclear power to the constituency.

Solway Community Power Company Ltd has been created to bring Rolls-Royce Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) to land adjacent to the Sellafield site.

Trudy welcomes growth in nuclear jobs

Trudy has welcomed today’s publication of the Nuclear Industry Association’s (NIA) annual Jobs Map, which reveals employment in the industry has grown to its highest levels in five years.

Trudy joins Rolls-Royce SMR on site visit

Trudy has joined senior representatives from Rolls-Royce SMR, the UK’s domestic nuclear energy champion, on a tour of the land to the south of Sellafield site.

Trudy welcomes Rolls Royce SMR progress

Trudy has welcomed the announcement that Rolls Royce SMR has entered the regulatory assessment process.

Trudy has campaigned for five years for the introduction of small modular reactors (SMRs) – and to have them located in Copeland.

Trudy welcomes SMR funding announcement

Trudy has welcomed the announcement that Rolls Royce SMR has secured funding to develop small nuclear reactors – and will continue to lobby for Copeland to be the location of this new development.