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Spent Fuel Processing

Volume 174: debated on Thursday 14 June 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Energy, pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Southwark and Bermondsey, Official Report, 23 May, column 207, what amounts by weight and volume of (a) high-level waste, (b) intermediate-level waste, (c) low-level waste, (d) reusable plutonium and (e) reusable uranium he estimates will result from the reprocessing of (i) the Magnox fuel and (ii) the spent oxide fuel awaiting reprocessing at Sellafield at 31 March.

Detailed information on the quantities of materials arising from reprocessing is a matter for British Nuclear Fuels plc.