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Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Radioactive Waste: Japan (11 Oct 2018)

Drew Hendry: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions he has had with the Prime Minister of Japan during his recent visit to that country on the import, storage and processing of Japanese plutonium nuclear waste in the UK.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Radioactive Waste: Penarth (11 Oct 2018)

David Drew: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether there have been any reported cases of the dumping of nuclear waste off the coast of Penarth.

Scottish Parliament: European Atomic Energy Community (Impacts of Leaving) (26 Sep 2018)

Emma Harper: ..., he clearly outlined the purpose of Euratom, which was created in 1957, and its importance. The Euratom framework has enshrined the regulation of and safeguards for the transportation and use of radioactive materials. It is worth repeating that the agency has been established for more than 60 years. Brexit poses a threat to Scotland’s access to the international pool of research...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Euratom (19 Sep 2018)

Lord Judd: ensure that UK withdrawal from Euratom does not diminish UK commitment to the continued development, implementation and improvement of the management of current and foreseeable spent fuel and radioactive waste.

Salisbury Incident (12 Sep 2018)

Neil O'Brien: ...,” “Maybe it was the British Government,” or, “Maybe it was the ‘mysterious gentlemen’,” whom the Minister mentioned earlier. And of course, no lie is too big. If a man is killed with radioactive polonium in the centre of London and there are radioactive footsteps leading all the way back to Russia—“Well, maybe he was a dealer in nuclear material around the world. Maybe...

Wylfa Nuclear Power Project: Taxpayer Liability for Safety — [Mr Laurence Robertson in the Chair] (24 Jul 2018)

Claire Perry: ...required to have secure financing arrangements in place to meet their full share of the costs of decommissioning and of waste management and disposal. We are absolutely committed to managing radioactive waste safely, responsibly and cost-effectively for the long term, but also to looking at other opportunities to reprocess some of that waste, as the hon. Member for Glasgow North East said....

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (10 Jul 2018)

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Draft National Policy Statement for Geological Disposal Infrastructure. 9:15 am; Room 8, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: ...Forum Ruth Bradshaw, Policy and Research Manager, Campaign for National Parks Dr Pauleen Land, Group Manager National Infrastructure, Planning Inspectorate Bruce McKirdy, Managing Director, Radioactive Waste Management Stephen Tromans QC, Members, Committee on Radioactive Management Andrew Blowers, Co-Chair, NGO Forum and Chair, Blackwater Against New Nuclear Group Richard Harrington MP,...

Terrorism: Emergency Communications - Question for Short Debate (5 Jul 2018)

Lord Rees of Ludlow: ...protected against a 15 metre-high wall of water and sub-optimally designed. For instance, the emergency generators were located low down, and were inactivated by flooding. Consequently, radioactive materials leaked and spread. The surrounding villages were evacuated, but this was done through unco-ordinated messages and in an unco-ordinated way. Initially, just those within three...

Amesbury Incident (5 Jul 2018)

Sajid Javid: ...not have had enough time to deteriorate in any meaningful way. The right hon. Lady also asks about detecting a nerve agent. It is not easy to detect at all. Detection equipment is available for radioactive substances, but detecting a nerve agent is a very different matter and there is no easy way at all to detect it. There are some ways to help find it, but it is hard to detect. That said,...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Radioactive Materials: Transport (27 Jun 2018)

Anneliese Dodds: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps are being taken to learn the lessons from the emergency planning exercise undertaken at Prestwick on the transport of nuclear materials.

Prime Minister: Engagements (27 Jun 2018)

Theresa May: ...remaining operational Trafalgar-class submarines at Devonport following their decommissioning, and work has started on the dismantling of the first submarine, Swiftsure, with more than 50 tonnes of radioactive waste having been removed by the end of May. I believe that the hon. Gentleman and other Members have written to me about this issue; I will respond to him in further detail in due...

Public Bill Committee: Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill: Examination of Witnesses (26 Jun 2018)

Ben Wallace: Q If I had intelligence that we suspected that a hostile state would move some radioactive material via a passenger on an aeroplane into this country over the next six months, would that be too broad to target flights from a certain part of the world? For reasonable grounds to be satisfied, would that need to be narrower?

Public Bill Committee: Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill: Examination of Witnesses (26 Jun 2018)

Ben Wallace: Q Would that breadth of suspicion being challenged as not narrow enough, also apply to a method? Let’s say that we had intelligence that a hostile state agent was moving a radioactive substance in a flask but we did not know which flight, so we decided to target all people carrying flasks. That would be too broad because that would potentially cover every flight coming into the country....

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Radioactive Waste (20 Jun 2018)

Stewart McDonald: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what plans he has for nuclear waste management in the event that there is no capacity for deep disposal of such waste.

Backbench Business: Geothermal Energy — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (19 Jun 2018)

Alan Whitehead: ..., as a first-rate geographer in her time, will know all about batholiths and lopoliths and various other things. We have quite a lot of radiothermal batholiths in the UK, with naturally occurring radioactive-based heat coming from deep within the earth’s crust. Another kind of site relies on the availability of technology to release heat by putting water down one pipe and up another,...

Brexit: Energy Security (European Union Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note (6 Jun 2018)

Viscount Hanworth: ...—Euratom, as it is commonly called. The decision to withdraw has given rise to the Nuclear Safeguards Bill. Euratom has provided much more for us than an inspection regime for ensuring that radioactive material does not fall into the wrong hands. It governs the supply of fuel and all the nuclear engineering materials and equipment that come to us from abroad. It facilitates international...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Radioactive Materials (29 May 2018)

Lord Taylor of Warwick: To ask Her Majesty's Government what measures they are taking to safeguard the nuclear supply chain and ensure that the UK has access to the necessary nuclear materials after Brexit.

Public Bill Committee: Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration Bill [Lords]: Temporary exemptions (22 May 2018)

Jesse Norman: ...kinds of goods—for example, as I have touched on, where there is a shortage of petrol or other fuel because of disruption in supply chains. We could also include moving medical supplies or radioactive materials. Permit requirements will come from international agreements, so the UK cannot unilaterally decide to make an exemption. The other country will need to accept UK vehicles without...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Radioactive Materials (18 May 2018)

Deidre Brock: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the protected nuclear safety baseline staff complement numbers are for each of the nuclear authorities within his Department; and how many authorisees were in post as of 31 December 2017.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Clyde Naval Base: Submarines (15 May 2018)

Deidre Brock: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many leaks of radioactive coolant there have been from submarines berthed at Faslane in each of the last ten years.

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