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Plutonium Transfer

Volume 164: debated on Thursday 11 January 1990

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To ask the Prime Minister if, during her meeting with Prime Minister Kaifu of Japan on 12 January, she plans to raise the issue of United Kingdom-Japanese collaboration on the design of safe transport systems to transfer plutonium from the United Kingdom back to Japan after reprocessing at Sellafield.

In my talks with the Japanese Prime Minister I shall be discussing a wide range of issues. Responsibility for developing transport proposals rests with BNFL in association with its foreign customers. These arrangements will have to comply with international regulations.