Radiation Exposure

Ministry of Defence written question – answered at on 5 October 2023.

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Photo of Lord Watson of Wyre Forest Lord Watson of Wyre Forest Labour

To ask His Majesty's Government whether they intend to place in the Library of the House copies of the following files, recently revealed to exist by the Atomic Weapons Establishment: (1) Transcript of proceedings 15 November 1984, (2) Royal Commission (RC)1 RC558, pages 988 to 1284, 13 August 1954, (3) AWRE Aldermaston Health Physics Division report on Tritium, 27 October 1958, (4) Arrangements for Examining Urine of Personnel Exposed to Ingesting or Inhaling Radioactive Material, 5 February 1958, (5) Request for arrangements of examining urine of personnel exposed to the risk of ingesting or inhaling radioactive material, 5 January 1958, (6) Reply to Regarding the Arrangements for Urine Testing of Personnel, between 20 January and 20 February 1958, (7) The Arrangements for Urine Testing of Personnel, 20 February 1958, (8) Radiological Safety of Personnel from the Medical Aspect, 24 February 1958, (9) Dose Record Grapple Z – record of 4 urine samples, 17 January 1958, (10) UKAEA – Weapons Group – Fourth Annual Report on Health and Safety, 2 January 1959, and (11) Preliminary Report to the Technical Director: Summary of Biological Observations at Operation Hurricane, 1 January 1952.

Photo of Baroness Goldie Baroness Goldie Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip), The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

There are no plans to place the information in the Library of the House.

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