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European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (2nd Day) (1 Mar 2017)

Lord Keen of Elie: ...50 and start the process of exiting the EU, we will also start the process of leaving Euratom. We clearly recognise that Euratom provides the legal framework for civil nuclear power generation and radioactive waste management for members of the Euratom Community. All Euratom member states are EU member states, and vice versa. Of course, Euratom has relationships with other countries such...

Business without Debate: ICL Boulby Potash Mine (27 Feb 2017)

Tom Blenkinsop: ..., meaning that it is among only a handful of locations that offer the opportunity to conduct ultra-low background and deep underground projects, including experiments relating to dark matter and radioactive substances. As well as contributing to our position as world leaders in science research, that could have applications in the defence and environmental industries. Indeed, given the...

Business without Debate: Atomic Energy and Radioactive Substances (22 Feb 2017)

Atomic Energy and Radioactive Substances

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Euratom (9 Feb 2017)

Lord Prior of Brampton: Euratom provides the legal framework for civil nuclear power generation and radioactive waste management across the European Union. Specifically, it covers nuclear safeguards, and the movement and trade of nuclear materials between Member States and third countries. This Government remains committed to the highest standards of nuclear safety, safeguards and support for the industry.Whilst...

European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill: Conduct of negotiations (8 Feb 2017)

Steven Baker: ...having dramatically curtailed my remarks on the new clause in light of what colleagues have said, I want to turn to Euratom. What is it? It is a legal framework for civil nuclear power generation, radioactive waste management, arrangements for nuclear safeguards and movement of and trade in nuclear materials. The first point I want to address is the suggestion that this issue was not on...

Scottish Parliament: Trident (Case for Non-renewal) (8 Feb 2017)

Bill Kidd: ...in the UK, especially those who live in the Birmingham, Preston, Wetherby and Newcastle areas, which the convoys pass through—I note that, even without malice aforethought, plutonium and other radioactive materials can leak from warheads and contaminate communities, thereby greatly increasing cancer risks and causing major long-term environmental damage. Evidence suggests that, in...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Radioactive Waste (6 Feb 2017)

Sue Hayman: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, when he plans to invite councils to volunteer to be part of the Radioactive Waste Management search for a geological disposal facility host community.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Sellafield (20 Jan 2017)

Jesse Norman: ...a priority of the hazard and risk reduction programme at Sellafield. The entire bulk stocks of historic nuclear fuel have now been removed from this nearly 70 year old facility, and the assessed radioactive hazard risk associated with the facility has been reduced by 70%. The current life time plan budget for emptying the Pile Fuel Storage Pond of fuel and waste, and decommissioning the...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Radioactive Waste: Dumfries and Galloway (18 Jan 2017)

Richard Arkless: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether preparations are in progress on current or future nuclear waste disposal activity in Dumfries and Galloway.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: EU Law (17 Jan 2017)

George Eustice: ...is planned: Directive Tittle 2013/51/EURATOM Directive 2013/51/EURATOM of 22 October 2013 laying down requirements for the protection of the health of the general public with regard to radioactive substances in water intended for human consumption. 2014/97/EU Commission Implementing Directive 2014/97/EU of 15 October 2014 implementing Council Directive 2008/90/EC as regards the...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Radioactive Waste (21 Dec 2016)

Lord Judd: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they still intend to take steps to ensure that any site proposed by them for a national nuclear waste repository will be dependent on the approval and consent of all the relevant local, county and regional authorities.

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

Margot James: ...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 Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Radioactive Waste (19 Dec 2016)

Lord Judd: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress is being made by the national geological screening process to establish, in terms of the long-term geology and safety, what sites within the UK will be most appropriate for the siting of a national nuclear waste repository; and whether the screening includes possible maritime sites.

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Implementing Geological Disposal: Publication of the Sixth Annual Report (8 Dec 2016)

Jesse Norman: ...the publication of the sixth annual report of the Government’s Implementing Geological Disposal Programme. The programme is focused on implementing the geological disposal of higher activity radioactive waste. The UK Government remains firmly committed to geological disposal as the right policy for the long-term safe and secure management of higher-activity radioactive waste, and...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Radioactive Materials: Transport (5 Dec 2016)

Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of the level of safety provision afforded to convoys of defence nuclear material across UK road and rail; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Fracking: Health Hazards (5 Dec 2016)

Mark Menzies: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the Public Health England report entitled Review of the Potential Public Health Impacts of Exposures to Chemical and Radioactive Pollutants as a Result of the Shale Gas Extraction Process, published in January 2014, how many of the recommendations made in that report his Department has acted on; and which recommendations have not...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Radioactive Materials: Transport (2 Dec 2016)

Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of the movement of defence nuclear material across UK road and rail; and if he will make a statement.

Brexit: UK-EU Relationship - Motion to Take Note (1 Dec 2016)

Baroness Crawley: ...disposal of nuclear waste across the continent. This might not seem a big story in itself, until one wonders—as the Financial Times did this week—what is to happen to the 3,000 cubic metres of radioactive waste to be left in the European Torus project in Oxfordshire? I declare an interest: I live near there. I must admit that I had not realised that there was going to be a problem with...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Radioactive Materials: Transport (23 Nov 2016)

Jeff Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how much has been spent on training and resources to enable local emergency services to better respond to possible incidents involving transport of nuclear warheads and high level nuclear waste passing through their areas in the last five years.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Radioactive Materials: Transport (23 Nov 2016)

Jeff Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what notice is given to local government emergency services on nuclear warhead convoys and consignments of high level nuclear waste passing through their areas.


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