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Nuclear Power: Reviews

Volume 464: debated on Monday 15 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform how many responses were received to the Government's nuclear policy consultation document (a) on-line and (b) in hard copy submissions; what communications his Department has received from non-governmental groups that formally withdrew from the consultation; and what requests were received from interested parties for the release of support documentation for the consultation. (157325)

The total number of (a) online responses received to the Government's nuclear policy consultation document recorded on 11 October was 2,144. (b) The total number of hard copy submissions recorded on this date was 623.

Detailed breakdown on communications received from non-governmental groups that formally withdrew from the consultation, and requests received from interested parties for the release of support documentation, is currently not available.

The majority of the responses to the consultation have been made online, but we will take into account any responses that have been delayed for a variety of reasons.