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Radioactive Waste (Transportation)

Volume 20: debated on Tuesday 16 March 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport whether irradiated waste or material is transported by road through Keighley or other parts of West Yorkshire; and if he will make a statement.

The arrangements for ensuring safety in the transport of radioactive materials, which are based on International Atomic Energy Agency regulations, do not depend on the particular route used. Accordingly, my Department does not collect information of the kind requested.