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Plutonium Waste

Volume 12: debated on Wednesday 11 November 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy how many shipments of plutonium waste have been made to date from Dounreay to Windscale.

I am advised by the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority that there have been no shipments of plutonium waste between Dounreay and Sellafield—formerly Windscale. There have, however, to date been two shipments of reprocessed plutonium fuel—plutonium nitrate—by sea between the sites in question.