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Nuclear Power

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 9:02 pm on 22nd October 2002.

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Photo of Mr Bill Tynan Mr Bill Tynan Labour, Hamilton South 9:02 pm, 22nd October 2002

On the question of new technology, does my hon. Friend accept that as regards nuclear waste, there is an urgent need to ensure that we invest in technology that can deal with our present problem; and that if we do, we should not necessarily agree that that would open the door for nuclear energy to be used as a fuel in the future?