Nuclear Industry

Trade and Industry written question – answered on 4th February 2004.

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Photo of Stephen O'Brien Stephen O'Brien Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Shadow Secretary of State for Industry

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what steps are being taken to explore the licensing of new nuclear technologies in the United Kingdom.

Photo of Patricia Hewitt Patricia Hewitt Secretary of State, Department of Trade and Industry

No steps are being taken by Government. It is for industry to bring forward any applications for a licence under the provisions of the Nuclear Installations Act 1965.

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