§ Mr. Mason
asked the Paymaster-General to what extent a safety inspectorate has now been formed to examine periodically and keep under review safety conditions within the atomic power stations and allied establishments; and whether he is satisfied that sufficient emphasis is being placed on this development by Her Majesty's Government.
§ Sir I. Horobin
Yes. The Safety Branch of the Atomic Energy Authority is being strengthened in accordance with the recommendations of the Fleck Committee and the Government are preparing legislation to implement the policy of licensing and inspection outlined in the reply which I gave to my hon. Friend the Member for Clitheroe (Mr. Fort) on 10th February.