§ 44. Mr. Palmer
asked the Paymaster-General if the proposed legislation for the protection and insurance of the general public against radioactive damage and loss by owners and operators of nuclear reactors will give similar safeguards to staff and workpeople employed in nuclear power plants.
§ Mr. Palmer
Yes, but is the hon. Gentleman aware that already considerable details of this legislation have been given, including a statement to the effect that there have been discussions with the insurance companies? In those circumstances, could he not say whether there will be discussions with the trade unions on the important point I have raised?
§ Sir I. Horobin
This is an extremely complicated Bill to prepare, it is in its 856 early stages, and it would be unwise at this stage for me to make any statement on such a matter.