- Aug 20, 2019 7:30 pm GMT
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A speed bump from Britain's attempts to reinvigorate its nuclear sector could be hitting from an unexpected place
Britain's plan to revitalize its aging nuclear energy infrastructure is likely to take a hit if Brexit jeopardizes a crucial supply of welders.
The skilled workers have been in short supply for years, a strain that will likely worsen as new nuclear projects are built. About 13% of Britain's welders come from other countries in the European Economic Area, according to the Migration Advisory Committee, which keeps a list of occupations with a shortage of workers.