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Radioactive Isotopes

Volume 640: debated on Tuesday 16 May 1961

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asked the Parliamentary Secretary for Science what plans the Atomic Energy Authority have for expanding their production and sales of radioactive isotopes.

The Atomic Energy Authority has advised my noble friend that it has a five-year plan for extending the processing facilities at the Radiochemical Centre at Amersham and it proposes to continue and extend its vigorous sales and customer service activities. The general development and use of radioisotopes will, as in the past, be supported by the work of the Wantage Research Laboratory and by the training of potential users in its Isotope School.