§ Mr. Llew Smith
To ask the President of the Board of Trade, pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Southwark and Bermondsey (Mr. Hughes) of 22 July,346W Official Report, column 366, with which Governments and on what dates intergovernmental letters on nuclear waste have so far been exchanged.
§ Mr. Eggar
All contracts since 1976 for reprocessing overseas spent fuel in the thermal oxide reprocessing plant have been covered by inter governmental letters on the return of wastes arising. These have been exchanged with the authorities in Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands and Switzerland, normally before or shortly after the contracts to which they apply were signed.