HC Deb 14 December 1987 vol 124 c351W
17. Mr. Stern

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy if he will make a statement on the progress towards commercial viability of fast breeder nuclear technology.

Mr. Parkinson

Electricity utilities from France, Germany, Belgium, Italy and Britain have recently agreed to work together towards a common conceptual fast reactor design. The aim is to produce an improved design of demonstration reactor.