"Protecting the environment is one of my key priorities but I also want to protect and promote British manufacturing. The North West of England has a huge nuclear energy sector, with zero carbon emissions, which is why we are looking towards the next generation of nuclear power plants to energise our industry.
We have also cut carbon emissions by 43% since 1990, which is far more than any other European Country - Germany have only reduced their carbon emissions by 30% in the same time frame. This is why I’m delighted that a community group is meeting here today to support the Conservative agenda on the environment.
Industry requires a reliable source of energy, when the sun has gone down and the wind has stopped blowing, so click here to see an article on how our policy is developing."