HC Deb 12 November 1987 vol 122 cc262-3W
Mr. Salmond

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what contact Scottish Office officials have had with NIREX with regard to nuclear waste disposal sites in Scotland.

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

In common with other environmental and regulatory Departments, Scottish Office officials have periodic contact with NIREX on general radioactive waste management matters and were consulted about the terms of the discussion document to be issued by the executive on 12 November.