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Nuclear Installations (Cancer)

Volume 82: debated on Wednesday 10 July 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list and describe the research projects commissioned to implement the recommendations number 1 to 4 of the report of the advisory group chaired by Sir Douglas Black on the possible increased incidence of cancer in west Cumbria, relating to nuclear installations at Sellafield; and if he will estimate the approximate cost and duration of each project.

[pursuant to his reply, 21 June 1985, c. 250–52]: I regret that the estimate of cost contained therein for the research commissioned to implement recommendation 1 of the Black report was inaccurate; instead of £41,600, this should have read £46,200.