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Uranium

Volume 15: debated on Monday 14 December 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy from which countries the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority and the Central Electricity Generating Board receive supplies of uranium or enriched uranium; and which countries provided the original source of this fuel.

Uranium supplied to the CEGB comes from Canada and Namibia. No supplies are currently being obtained for research and development purposes by the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority. Enrichment of uranium owned by the authority and th CEGB is undertaken by URENCO. The CEGB also has a contract with the Soviet Union for a small proportion of its total contracted supplies of enrichment.