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Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Radioactive Materials: Regulation (5 Mar 2018)

John Woodcock: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the value is of the spending commitments that the Office for Nuclear Regulation has been authorised to make as part of the project to establish a UK State System for Accountability and Control of nuclear material.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Radioactive Materials (28 Feb 2018)

Rachel Reeves: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when he plans to (a) consult on and (b) publish a draft charging agreement for a future UK State System for Accountability and Control of nuclear material.

Nuclear Safeguards Bill - Committee (1st Day) (Continued) (22 Feb 2018)

Lord Carlile of Berriew: ...that the Minister can be supplied with a copy of the minutes of that meeting. It was also noted that, “there have been wider EU civil nuclear issues around legal ownership of fissile material and radioactive waste”. Contained in that single sentence is a host of problems that will have to be unravelled in great detail if there is to be proper nuclear safeguarding. Having read those...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (1st Day) (Continued) (21 Feb 2018)

Lord Callanan: ...very clear. The letter outlined the Government’s position and approach to ensuring continuity of supply of medical radioisotopes. I will briefly summarise it for noble Lords. It is true that, as radioactive material, medical radioisotopes are captured by the Euratom framework; however, we have made clear that Euratom currently places no restrictions on the export of medical radioisotopes...

Andrey Lugovoy and Dmitri Kovtun Freezing Order 2018 - Motion to Approve (20 Feb 2018)

Lord Young of Cookham: ...be reminded that the independent inquiry, chaired by Sir Robert Owen, concluded that Alexander Litvinenko was deliberately poisoned in 2006 by Lugovoy and Kovtun through the use of polonium-210, a radioactive isotope. The inquiry also concluded that there was a “strong probability” that Litvinenko, an ex-KGB and ex-FSB officer and critic of the Russian Government, was murdered on the...

Nuclear Safeguards Bill - Second Reading (7 Feb 2018)

Viscount Hanworth: ...In its place, we should have to establish a new safeguards regime to oversee the security of our nuclear materials. 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...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Radioisotopes (7 Feb 2018)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: The safety and security of radioactive materials is a top priority for the Government. The United Kingdom already has robust domestic legislation in place to ensure that the keeping, movement and use of radioactive sources is tightly regulated, whether on nuclear sites or in hospitals. The UK’s regulatory regime is based on international regulatory requirements for sources informed by the...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (1 Feb 2018)

Lord Carlile of Berriew: ...the Euratom Treaty, noting that compliance with the requirement under Article 37 of the Treaty for Member States to submit to the Commission general data concerning any plan for the disposal of radioactive waste has previously been used to demonstrate that the UK is fulfilling those requirements.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: HMNB Clyde: Radioactive Waste (30 Jan 2018)

Ronnie Cowan: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps the Government is taking to ensure there are adequate arrangements for the safe handling of radioactive waste at HMNB Clyde.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Radioactive Materials: Safety (30 Jan 2018)

Lord Carlile of Berriew: ...ask Her Majesty's Government whether there are plans in place to empower independent bodies to produce legislation for specific issues in the UK relating to radiation protection and the control of radioactive substances; and if so, how they are proposing (1) to select such bodies, and (2) to fund them for undertaking such work.

Environment: 25-year Plan - Motion to Take Note (29 Jan 2018)

Lord Hunt of Chesterton: ...as was debated last week here in the Lords. Over the next 25 years the Government should also consider the decades after that, when the UK will finally have to begin to deal with its stored nuclear radioactive waste. It may be in geological reserves or, as Euratom has suggested, it could be transformed and made safe by alternative isotopes. Another important feature of the environment is...

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

Lord Carlile of Berriew: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps are being taken to ensure that the UK regulations for radiation protection and the control of radioactive substances will remain (1) effective, and (2) in line with internationally accepted standards facilitating international trade and cooperation, when the UK withdraws from the Euratom Treaty.

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

Lord Carlile of Berriew: To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps are being taken to ensure that the UK maintains its position and reputation as a leader in radiation protection standards following withdrawal from the Euratom Treaty; whether those steps include the strengthening of the relationship with the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP); and whether Government funding will be provided...

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

Lord Carlile of Berriew: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether a reciprocal notification system will be established to ensure that the UK is informed of any dangerous experiments, as defined in the Euratom Treaty, undertaken by Euratom member states following withdrawal from the Euratom Treaty.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Radioactivity: Monitoring (29 Jan 2018)

Lord Henley: ...enshrined in UK legislation, in particular the Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001, Environmental Permitting Regulations 2016 (in England and Wales, and the Radioactive Substances Act 1993 in Scotland). We will retain our radiation monitoring capability (RIMNET) which enables the UK to detect abnormal levels of radiation in the environment affecting...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Radioisotopes (29 Jan 2018)

Lord Henley: The safety and security of radioactive materials is a top priority for the Government. The UK already has robust domestic legislation in place to ensure that the keeping, movement and use of radioactive sources is tightly regulated, whether on nuclear sites or in hospitals. The UK’s regulatory regime is based on international regulatory requirements for sources informed by the International...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Radioisotopes (29 Jan 2018)

Lord Henley: The safety and security of radioactive materials is a top priority for the Government. The UK already has robust domestic legislation in place to ensure that the keeping, movement and use of radioactive sources is tightly regulated, whether on nuclear sites or in hospitals. The UK’s regulatory regime is based on international regulatory requirements for sources informed by the International...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy Frameworks (25 Jan 2018)

Richard Harrington: I am today launching a public consultation on the draft National Policy Statement and supporting environmental appraisals for geological disposal infrastructure for higher activity radioactive waste. I am also laying the draft National Policy Statement before this House which will be subject to parliamentary scrutiny, including review by the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select...

Nuclear Safeguards Bill: Nuclear safeguards (23 Jan 2018)

Drew Hendry: ...of us in the highlands remember the mess left at Dounreay. Anyone who wants to know what can go wrong in the nuclear industry should go up there and learn about what was left on the beaches and the radioactive material moved about in welly boots because the equipment had rusted, before the correct standards were put in place through Euratom.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Radioisotopes (18 Jan 2018)

Lord O'Shaughnessy: ...within Europe. In the United Kingdom, human medicines are subject to national human medicines legislation which transposes the requirements of the European regulatory regime. As a form of radioactive material, medical radioisotopes are covered by the European atomic energy community (Euratom) Treaty framework. However, they are not classified as special fissile material so they are not...


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