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Waste Management

Volume 502: debated on Wednesday 16 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change at what location on his Department's website can the United Kingdom's third national report on compliance with the obligations of the joint convention on the safety of spent fuel management and on the safety of radioactive waste management be found; how the information contained in this report has been conveyed to the public; and when the national reports from member states to the convention were last reviewed under IAEA auspices. (304684)

The United Kingdom's third national report on compliance with the IAEA Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management can be freely accessed by the public on DECC's website at:

http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/what_we_do/uk_ supply/energy mix/nuclear/radioactivity/government/international /iaea_jointconv/iaea_Jointconv.aspx

The last review of national reports from contracting parties to the joint convention

was undertaken at the joint convention review meeting in Vienna in May 2009.