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Waste Disposal: Radioactive Wastes

Volume 470: debated on Thursday 10 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs when he expects his Department to make a formal response to the recently concluded public consultation on managing radioactive waste safely. (175937)

The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs announced the publication of the ‘Summary and Analysis of Responses to the Consultation on Managing Radioactive Waste Safely; A Framework for Implementing Geological Disposal’, in a written statement to the House on 10 January 2008.

The consultation responses will be considered in developing the details of the next stages of the implementation process. This will be set out in a White Paper to be published in the first half of this year.