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Civil Nuclear Constabulary

Department for Energy and Climate Change written question – answered on 21st January 2016.

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Photo of Clive Lewis Clive Lewis Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change)

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what expenditure has been allocated to the Civil Nuclear Constabulary in (a) 2015-16, (b) 2016-17, (c) 2017-18, (d) 2018-19 and (e) 2019-20.

Photo of Andrea Leadsom Andrea Leadsom The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change

The Civil Nuclear Constabulary is funded by industry through arrangements for it to charge nuclear sites for provision of service to those sites, as set out in the Energy Act 2004. The published Civil Nuclear Police Authority business plan sets out the forecast expenditure up to 2017/18:

Financial year (£000)

2014-15 (actual)

2015/16 (budget)

2016/17 (budget)

2017/18 (budget)

Staff Costs

71,296

78,203

83,700

87,200

Non-Staff Costs

21,392

28,077

32,000

31,500

Capital Spending

2,006

3,364

4,500

1,600

Some costs that are not for provision of service to nuclear sites, such as the cost of redundancies or employment tribunals, and including other factors cannot be charged to industry and are covered by the Department of Energy and Climate Change. In 2015/16, £268,000 has been budgeted to cover such costs by the Department of Energy and Climate Change.

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