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Radioactivity

Volume 170: debated on Friday 30 March 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will make a statement on his response to the conclusions in the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority report on "Artificial Radioactivity on the Coasts of Wales", about the influence of Sellafield on radioactivity levels found on beaches and in the sea.

The conclusions of the report, which are reassuring, have been noted, in particular the view that environmental concentrations were generally low and that the total dose by all pathways reflected in the results was found to be a small fraction of the recognised limit.