HC Deb 29 January 1993 vol 217 c892W
Mr. Cohen

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what are his Department's outstanding liabilities for future decommissioning of nuclear facilities at(a) Calder hall, (b) Chapelcross and (c) Capenhurst.

Mr. Archie Hamilton

British Nuclear Fuels Ltd. is responsible for assesssing the costs of decommissioning facilities at its sites. My Department's share of these costs is either subsumed in prices paid on supply contracts or is met when the costs are actually incurred, which in most cases will not be for some considerable time. It is not possible accurately to determine the cost of these liabilities as they will depend on a number of factors including future usage of the facilities by other customers.