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Nuclear Power: Safety

Volume 497: debated on Monday 12 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what budget her Department has set for the (a) Nuclear Installations Inspectorate, (b) Office for Civil Nuclear Security and (c) HSE Nuclear Directorate for each of the next five financial years. (290372)

The information requested in relation to 2009-10 and 2010-11 is provided in the following table.

Gross Expenditure budget of the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) Nuclear Directorate (ND), comprising the Nuclear Installations Inspectorate (NII) and the Office for Civil Nuclear Security (OCNS), for this and the next financial year.

£000

Financial year

(a) NII

(b) OCNS

(c) ND

2009-10

35,666

3,334

39,000

2010-11

37,948

3,547

41,495

Notes:

1. HSE has allocated a budget to ND for 2009-10 and an indicative budget for 2010-11 as shown in the table. The figures are rounded to the nearest thousand.

2. HSE has not yet set budgets for 2011-12 and beyond as this year is outside of the current Spending Review settlement.