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Nuclear Waste

Volume 175: debated on Tuesday 3 July 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will make it his policy to ban the transport of nuclear waste and spent nuclear fuel on roll-on, roll-off passenger ferries; and if he will make a statement.

[holding answer 2 July 1990]: No. I am satisfied with the safety arrangements for such transport, which is permitted within the conditions prescribed in the international maritime dangerous goods code.