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Radioactive Waste

Volume 450: debated on Monday 23 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry from which countries (a) radioactive waste and (b) spent fuel has been received but not yet returned since February; and what the (i) radioactivity level and (ii) quantity held is in each case. (95600)

[holding answer 20 October 2006]: The UK does not allow the import of radioactive waste, but overseas spent fuel is received in the UK for reprocessing.

There has been no spent fuel received since February 2006.