To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in assessing the submissions to the Small Modular Reactors Competition, and what steps are being taken to dispose of the nation’s stocks of high-grade plutonium.
I thank the Minister for that Answer. I am glad to hear that the second stage of the competition is forthcoming. The competition has been a confusing affair. It has been inhibited by the rules that prevent the Government engaging directly with competitors. The decision on how to handle our stocks of plutonium has been held in abeyance for many years. Is it true that the Government are now...
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Entered the House of Lords on 30 March 2011
Currently held offices
- Member, EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee (since 12 Jun 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (13 Sep 2016 to 9 Nov 2016)
- Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (17 Jun 2015 to 27 Apr 2017)
- Member, The Arctic Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 11 Feb 2015)
- Member, Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Bill [HL] Committee (28 Oct 2013 to 16 Dec 2013)
- Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (4 Jul 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Partnerships (Prosecution) (Scotland) Bill Special Public Bill Committee (22 Jan 2013 to 13 Feb 2013)
- Member, Trusts (Capital and Income) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (19 Jun 2012 to 24 Jul 2012)
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- Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Viscount Hanworth’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 74.33% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 68 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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