HC Deb 11 June 1990 vol 174 c1W
Mr. Frank Cook

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if, pursuant to his reply to the hon. Member for Stockton, North,Official Report, 9 May, column 159, on the disposal of toxic wastes at Atomic Energy Association technology sites, he will make a statement on the specific material provisions for the management and disposal of toxic wastes; and what financial resources have been committed to the development and execution of the programme.

Mr. Heathcoat-Amory

It is the UKAEA policy to minimise toxic waste arising so far as is reasonably practicable and to dispose of any arisings in accordance with legal authorisations. Costs incurred by the UKAEA are part of the normal operating costs of each site.