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UK should stay in Euratom nuclear body, says Labour

Keir Starmer QC, Director of Public Prosecutions, Crown Prosecution Service, UK

Labour’s Keir Starmer has urged the government to keep Britain in the Euratom treaty that governs the movement of nuclear materials – and drop its red line on the future role of the European court of justice or risk defeat in the House of Commons.

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Keir Starmer QC, Director of Public Prosecutions, Crown Prosecution Service, UK

UK should stay in Euratom nuclear body, says Labour

Labour’s Keir Starmer has urged the government to keep Britain in the Euratom treaty that governs the movement of nuclear materials – and drop its red line on the future role of the European court of justice or risk defeat in the House of Commons.