HC Deb 26 July 1993 vol 229 cc707-8W
Sir Giles Shaw

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, pursuant to his answer to the hon. Member for Norwich, North (Mr. Thompson) of 28 June 1993,Official Report, column 392, whether he has received the information he requested from British Nuclear Fuels plc; when the second period of public consultation into the proposed new discharge authorisation for BNFL's Sellafield site will begin; when it will end; what other information, additional to the material provided by BNFL, he will be making available during the public consultation; who will assess the responses arising from the consultation process; and when he expects to be in a position to take a final decision on this issue.

Mr. Yeo

BNFL has provided the further information mentioned in my right hon. Friend's answer of 28 June to the hon. Member for Norwich, North,Official Report, column 392. The other material referred to in that answer will also be made available for public consultation which is exptected to start shortly and to last for two months. A final decision will be taken following this consultation.