HC Deb 10 March 1981 vol 1000 c303W
Mr. Cook

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many statutory consents under the Electric Lighting Act 1909 have been granted in Scotland in relation to nuclear generating stations; and if he will list the locations and type of nuclear reactor to which such consents relate.

Mr. Alexander Fletcher

The South of Scotland Electricity Board has been granted four consents under section 2 of the Electric Lighting Act 1909 relating to the construction of nuclear generating stations. Three of these were for the following stations:

Location Reactor Type
Hunterston A Magnox
Hunterston B Advanced Gas
Cooled Reactor
Tomess AGR

The remaining consent related to a proposal by the board to construct a steam generating heavy water reactor station at Torness and was superseded by the consent relating to the Torness AGR.