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Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Committee on Radioactive Waste Management: Termination of Employment (24 May 2024)

Julian Knight: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, how many staff have left the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management in each year since its creation.

Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Committee on Radioactive Waste Management: Training (18 Oct 2023)

Julian Knight: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, how much the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management spent on equality and diversity training in the 2022-23 financial year.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Small Modular Reactors (19 Apr 2022)

Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they are consulting the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management, in parallel with work on progressing plans for small modular reactors.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Public Appointments (19 Dec 2016)

Margot James: ... Gas and Electricity Markets Authority 1 new appointment Member National Nuclear Laboratory 1 new appointment Chair Coal Authority 1 new appointment 1 re-appointment Chair Member Committee on Radioactive Waste Management 6 new appointments Members Committee on Fuel Poverty 1 new appointment Chair

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Triennial Review of the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management (CoRWM) (16 Dec 2015)

Andrea Leadsom: In January, my Noble Friend, Baroness Verma announced the commencement of the second Triennial Review of the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management (CoRWM). Today I am announcing the findings of that review, which I am pleased to say support the continuation of CoRWM as the most appropriate body to undertake the hugely important work of providing independent scrutiny and advice on...

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Radioactive Waste (15 Oct 2015)

Andrea Leadsom: Government policy on disposing of higher activity radioactive waste is based on a comprehensive review of all the available options for existing wastes originally carried out by the independent Committee on Radioactive Waste Management between 2003 and 2006. Based on their consideration of all the evidence, including international best practice and scientific advice, they recommended...

Sellafield — Question ( 8 Jul 2015)

Earl Attlee: My Lords, what progress has been made in establishing a deep geological depository for radioactive waste, as recommended by your Lordships’ Select Committee in 1999, and as broadly approved by the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management that was initiated by the party opposite?

Written Answers — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Radioactive Waste (11 Mar 2015)

Baroness Verma: ...’s policy is for these wastes to be stored safely and securely until a suitable disposal facility is available. The Government’s policy, following the recommendations of the independent Committee on Radioactive Waste Management in 2006, is to manage these wastes in the longer term through geological disposal. On 24 July 2014 the Government published a White Paper setting out a revised...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Energy and Climate Change: Committee on Radioactive Waste Management (27 Jan 2015)

Baroness Verma: I am today announcing the start of the second Triennial Review of the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management (CoRWM). Triennial Reviews are part of the Government’s commitment to ensuring that non-departmental public bodies continue to have regular independent challenge. The review will examine whether there is a continuing need for CoRWM’s function and its form and whether it...

Scotland: Independence — Motion to Take Note (24 Jun 2014)

Lord Wallace of Tankerness: ...and transplant service; they want to keep the Royal Mint; they want to keep the research councils; they want to keep the air and maritime accident investigation branches; they want to keep the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management; they want to keep the Green Investment Bank; they want to keep the Met Office; they want to keep the Hydrographic Office; they want to keep the UK benefits...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Radioactive Waste (13 Jan 2014)

Michael Fallon: ...regulatory assessment. The UK waste inventory includes some materials which physically cannot be utilised, such as vitrified high level waste and concrete emplaced intermediate level wastes. The Committee on Radioactive Waste Management spent three years undertaking an examination of practical routes for the disposition or use of higher level radioactive wastes. Their report (CoRWM doc....

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Radioactive Waste Management Committee ( 7 Mar 2013)

Paul Flynn: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what the reasons were for changing the terms of reference of the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management resulting in the end of plenary sessions of that committee being held in public; and whether individual members of that committee were consulted over this change in the terms of references.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Nuclear Reactors (12 Feb 2013)

John Hayes: ...nuclear fuel cycle scenarios open to the UK, including the use of fast reactors alongside other technologies. We aim to publish the outputs from this in due course. With regards to the wastes, the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management spent three years undertaking an examination of practical routes for the disposition or use of higher level radioactive wastes. Their report (CoRWM doc....

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Radioactive Waste: Cumbria ( 6 Feb 2013)

John Hayes: Government policy on long-term management of higher activity radioactive waste is based on the recommendations of the independent Committee on Radioactive Waste Management (CoRWM). That policy is to pursue geological disposal as the best available approach for long-term management of higher activity waste with robust interim storage in the meantime. Existing waste is already held in...

Written Ministerial Statements — Energy and Climate Change: Committee on Radioactive Waste Management (23 May 2012)

Charles Hendry: In March I announced the commencement of the triennial review of the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management (CoRWM). Today I am announcing the findings of that review, which I am pleased to say support the continuation of CoRWM as the most appropriate body to undertake the hugely important work of independently advising and scrutinising the Government’s managing radioactive waste safely...

Written Ministerial Statements — Energy and Climate Change: Radioactive Waste Management (12 Mar 2012)

Charles Hendry: ...documents are also available on the DECC website at: http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/consultations/mrws_ siting/mrws_siting.aspx. Secondly, I am announcing today the triennial review of the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management (CoRWM). Triennial reviews of non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs) are part of the Government’s commitment to ensuring accountability in public life....

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Advanced Gas-cooled Reactors (25 Jan 2012)

Charles Hendry: ...initial findings and indicates where further work is needed to determine the viability of options for accelerating key dates within the current indicative timetable. As a first step I have asked the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management (CoRWM) to provide advice on the NDA's initial work and my Department will have the work externally peer reviewed in parallel to this. Only when this...

Written Ministerial Statements — Cabinet Office: Public Bodies Reform (15 Dec 2011)

Francis Maude: ...Rural Affairs; High Speed 2, Department for Transport; Industrial Injuries Advisory Council, Department for Work and Pensions; Fuel Poverty Advisory Group, Department of Energy and Climate Change; Committee on Radioactive Waste Management, Department of Energy and Climate Change; Foreign Compensation Commission, Foreign and Commonwealth Office; Advisory Committee on the Design of Coins,...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Departmental Communications ( 5 Dec 2011)

Gregory Barker: ...Police Authority had two part-time professional communicators; the Coal Authority had one professional communicator; and the Committee on Climate Change had two professional communicators. The Committee on Radioactive Waste Management, the Fuel Poverty Advisory Group and the Nuclear Liabilities Financing Assurance Board did not have any professional communicators. DECC has no executive...

Radioactive Waste Management: Science and Technology Committee Report: Motion to Take Note (10 Feb 2011)

Lord Broers: ...of radioactive waste management-the first was in 1999. As there was little point in repeating what had already been said, it was decided to limit the inquiry to assessing how the reconstructed Committee on Radioactive Waste Management-CoRWM-had performed over the previous two years and gauging its impact on the implementation of the Government's managing radioactive waste...


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