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Decision makers

Title
Decision makers
Genre
Interview; Documentary
TX Date
20 Jun 1985
Year of production
1985
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Duration
00:20:08
Description
Decision Makers, presented by Des Fahy. Looking at the public inquiry system, which appears to have fallen into disrepute. Asks, how effective is the system, and what is the way forward? Features examples of public inquiries over the expansion of Stansted Airport, the siting of a nuclear power station at Sizewell in Suffolk, road-widening plans for Archway, North London, and a nuclear reprocessing plant at Dounreay, Scotland. Contributions from Susan Forsyth, Stansted campaigner; Jennifer Armstrong, researching the Sizewell public inquiry; Stewart Lyon, adviser to Social Services Secretary Norman Fowler. Engineer: Dave Dawson.
Contributors
Dave Dawson; Des Fahy; Susan Forsyth; Jennifer Armstrong; Stewart Lyon
Keywords
Airports; Roads; Suffolk; Nuclear power stations; Dounreay; Stansted Airport; Public inquiries; Administrative tribunals; Sizewell; Archway

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