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A Thorn in Their Side: Hilda Murrell Threatened Britain’s Nuclear State. She Was Brutally Murdered. This is the True Story of Her Shocking Death.” By Robert Green. John Blake Publishing Ltd (8 Aug 2013):
In 1984, at the age of 78, world-renowned rose grower Hilda Murrell was found brutally murdered in the Shropshire countryside. She had just gained approval to testify on the unsolved problems of radioactive waste at the first British planning inquiry into a new nuclear power plant at Sizewell, Suffolk. The police theory that a lone, panicking burglar robbed and abducted Hilda in her own car for petty cash erupted into a sensational political conspiracy involving prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s plans for British nuclear energy and the controversial sinking of the Argentine cruiser General Belgrano in the 1982 Falklands War. The West Mercia police took until 2005 to secure the conviction of Andrew George as Hilda’s unlikely murderer – in 1984 he was a 16-yeat-old truant from a local foster home who could not drive. The case spawned numerous books, plays and TV programmes as it became one of the most baffling British murders of the 20th century. Now, Hilda’s nephew Robert Green – a former Royal Navy Commander who operated nuclear weapons before holding a key position in Naval Intelligence during the Falklands War – tells the story of his extraordinary pursuit of the truth. Believing that Hilda was abducted by those who wanted to find out what she knew about the Falklands conflict and problems in the Sizewell nuclear power plant, and undeterred by ongoing harassment, Green exposes the implausibility of the police theory and uncovers explosive new evidence that should have acquitted Andrew George. This is the incredible true story of Hilda Murrell – and one man’s quest to find out how and why his beloved aunt met such a violent and bizarre death.
About her nephew, the author:
Robert Green served for twenty years in the Royal Navy from 1962-82. As a Fleet Air Arm observer/ bombardier-navigator, he flew in Buccaneer nuclear strike aircraft and anti-submarine helicopters. On promotion to Commander in 1978, he worked in the Ministry of Defence before his final appointments as Staff Officer (Intelligence) to the Commander-in-Chief Fleet. Having taken voluntary redundancy in 1981, he was released after the 1982 Falklands War, and trained as a roof thatcher in Dorset. In 1984, the murder of his beloved aunt and mentor Hilda Murrell led him to examine and then challenge the hazards of nuclear electricity generation. This, plus the break-up of the Soviet Union, followed by the 1991 Gulf War caused him to speak out against nuclear weapons – the first ex-Commander with nuclear weapons experience to do so.” (emphasis added)
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Thorn-Their-Side-Threatened-Murdered/dp/1782194282

From wikipedia:
… Murrell became increasingly concerned by the hazards posed by nuclear energy and weapons. With characteristic thoroughness, she began to research this highly technical field. In 1978, she wrote a paper entitled “What Price Nuclear Power?” in which she deployed her financial flair to challenge the economics of the civil nuclear industry. After the 1979 US accident at Three Mile Island, she turned her attention to safety aspects, and homed in on the problem of radioactive waste, the disposal of which she concluded was the industry’s Achilles’ heel. In 1982, the Department of the Environment published a white paper (Cmnd 8607) on the British Government’s policy on radioactive waste management. Murrell, now in her late 70s, wrote a critique of it, which she developed into her submission “An Ordinary Citizen’s View of Radioactive Waste Management” to the first formal planning inquiry into a nuclear power plant in Britain, the Sizewell B Pressurised Water Reactor in Suffolk.
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[Notice that, in the book summary, it was mentioned that the boy who supposedly murdered her could not drive a car.]
Hilda Murrell was scheduled to present her paper “An Ordinary Citizen’s View of Radioactive Waste Management” at the Sizewell B Inquiry, the first public planning inquiry into a new British nuclear power plant. On 21 March 1984, her Shrewsbury home was apparently burgled and a small amount of cash was taken. She was abducted in her own car, a white Renault 5, which many witnesses reported seeing being driven erratically through the town and past the police station during the lunch hour. The vehicle was soon reported abandoned in a country lane five miles outside Shrewsbury.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hilda_Murrell
Sizewell B is the UK’s only commercial pressurised water reactor (PWR) power station, with a single reactor. It was built and commissioned between 1987 and 1995, first synchronised with the national grid on 14 Feb 1995. The main civil engineering contractor was John Laing plc.[5] The power station is operated by EDF Energy.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sizewell_B_nuclear_power_station#Sizewell_B
Sizewell nuclear reactor was built by John Laing, plc, when it was still family owned. Currently it is in a consortium with Hitachi to build trains. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Laing_plc
[Hitachi as in Fukushima…]
Most of those who benefited from this reactor being built are well-known internationally:
The major components were supplied by:
Reactor System: Westinghouse
Reactor Vessel: Framatome
Core Internals: Westinghouse
Steam Raising: Babcock Energy
Turbines: GEC Alsthom
Civil works: Laing
Fuel: BNFL
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sizewell_nuclear_power_stations
Framatome is now AREVA. Bechtel is mentioned in the above article as a designer.

Book also available at ibooks and at the official web site: http://hildamurrell.org/shop/
Additional information on Hilda Murrell: http://hildamurrell.org/home/

Video of Robert Green at the book opening in New Zealand:

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