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Atomic Weapons Establishment: Floods

Volume 506: debated on Tuesday 2 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence with reference to the answer to the hon. Member for North Devon of 10 November 2009, Official Report, column 231W, on the Atomic Weapons Establishment: floods, when he expects discussions with insurers on the costs arising from the July 2007 flooding at the Atomic Weapons Establishment to be concluded. (319192)

Following analysis by Ministry of Defence officials of the Atomic Weapons Establishment Management Ltd. (AWEML) report on this issue, the matter has largely been concluded. Only one minor item remains to be agreed between AWEML and one of its contractors. It is anticipated that this will be resolved within three months.