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Health and Safety Executive

Volume 494: debated on Thursday 25 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what steps she plans to take to establish the nuclear directorate within the Health and Safety Executive on a statutory basis. (279351)

My officials have been working closely with the Department of Energy and Climate Change and the Health and Safety Executive to develop proposals to give effect to the Government's decision to restructure the nuclear directorate through legislation. We expect to publish proposals for public consultation in the near future.