§ Mrs. Ann Taylor
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list all consents held by the Ministry of Defence establishment at Aldermaston to discharge radioactive substances to water or land.
§ Mr. Trippier
There is one approval issued to the Ministry of Defence establishment at Aldermaston under the Radioactive Substances Act 1960 to discharge radioactive substances to water and land. It covers the discharge of treated effluent to the River Thames at Pangbourne, discharge of trade waste into the sewers of Bradfield rural district council and disposal of solid radioactive waste by transfer to the Drigg disposal site in Cumbria operated by British Nuclear Fuels.