§ Mr. Wigley
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what financial assistance has been given by the European Community since 1978 to research into suitable geological formations in Wales for nuclear waste disposal.
§ Mr. D. E. Thomas
asked the Secretary of State for Wales, in view of the recommendations of the second annual report of the Radioactive Waste Management Committee, if he will now abandon the proposed research programme for disposal of high level radioactive waste in geological formations; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Wyn Roberts
I refer the hon. Member to the answer given today by my right hon. Friend the Minister for Local Government and Environmental Services.