HC Deb 07 March 1988 vol 129 cc27-8W
37. Mr. Alan W. Williams

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what is the maximum velocity of impact that flasks carrying plutonium from Sellafield to Japan will withstand.

Mr. Michael Spicer

British Nuclear Fuels plc is developing and testing a suitable container for transport-ing plutonium by air from Sellafield to Japan. The container will meet the most stringent international standards.