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Radiation Levels

Volume 124: debated on Tuesday 15 December 1987

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To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what recent representations he has received from the National Radiological Protection Board regarding radiation levels in the United Kingdom after the Chernobyl accident; and if he will make a statement.

The NRPB has informed me of the outcome of a programme of whole body monitoring of radioactivity levels in people recently undertaken in Yorkshire, from which it concludes that no one in Yorkshire is at any significant risk from Chernobyl fallout.