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Sellafield: Waste Management

Volume 503: debated on Thursday 7 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what recent representations he has received on policy on disposal of nuclear waste from Sellafield. (308906)

The Department has regular contact with the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), its nuclear sites and other interested stakeholders. Government recognise the importance of managing radioactive waste to the highest environmental, security and safety standards and work closely with the NDA to ensure that this is done achieving best value for money consistent with those standards.