P462 Teletext 462 Oct11 21:50:14       ————————  ——————————————  POLICING THE POLICIES  The party political conference season is almost over, and politicians have fallen over themselves to outdo each other before the next general election. Some of the parties may sound committed to environmental issues, but are they just after the votes or do they really care? In the first of a new series, we dook at their environmental policies and ask "How green will they go?" ——————————————————————————————————1/4—— Debate number one: nuclear power >>>> GET INTO THE ECO-SCENE!! p448 Wildlife Eco Scene What's On News
P462 Teletext 462 Oct11 21:51:10       ————————  — THE PARTIES ———  TODAY'S ISSUE: NUCLEAR DEBATE  CONSERVATIVES: On nuclear power: "We have privatised the industry to benefit customers, taxpayers and the industry." On nuclear weapons: "We are the only party committed to the preservation of the UK's independent nuclear deterrent" LABOUR: On nuclear power: "We oppposed the privatisation of British Energy. We would not build new power stations." On nuclear weapons: "We are committed to a nuclear free world, but we would retain Trident, the nuclear deterrent." ——————————————————————————————————3/4—— Lib Dem and Green Party policies >>>>> ON-LINE HOME COMPUTING p650 Wildlife Eco Scene What's On News
P462 Teletext 462 Oct11 21:50:11       ————————  ——————————————  POLICING THE POLICIES  In our first environmental debate, se ask the parties about their policies on nuclear power and weapons. The issue of privatisation was brought into the spotlight this week with the axing of 1,460 jobs at the privatised British Energy. Is privatisation good for nuclear power or should the industry be scrapped altogether, and with it nuclear weapons? We asked the politicians... ——————————————————————————————————2/4—— Conservatives and Labour >>>>> TURN TO GODLINES p687 Wildlife Eco Scene What's On News
P462 Teletext 462 Oct11 21:50:10       ————————  — THE PARTIES ———  TODAY'S ISSUE: NUCLEAR DEBATE  LIBERAL DEMOCRATS: On nuclear power: "We would close all stations by 2035 and end all subsidies to nuclear power" On nuclear weapons: "We support the extension of the non-proliferation treaty and new arms reduction talks." GREEN PARTY: On nuclear power: "We would shut down all power stations as quickly as is practicable." On nuclear weapons: "We support the immediate abolition of nuclear weapons" ——————————————————————————————————4/4—— Next debate: Hunting with hounds ON-LINE HOME COMPUTING p650 Wildlife Eco Scene What's On News