George Osborne (L) talks with Taishan Nuclear Power Joint Venture general manager Guo Liming
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Osborne makes China nuclear investment deal in UK

17 October 2013 Last updated at 15:18 BST

The UK is to allow Chinese companies to take a stake in British nuclear power plants, the chancellor has announced.

The decision could lead to China taking a future majority stake in the development of the next generation of British nuclear power.

George Osborne made the announcement on the last day of a trade visit to China.