§ Mr. Simon Hughes
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what assessment has been carried out by his Department concerning the detriment to the health of the United Kingdom, Europe and the world resulting from each year of discharge from BNFL's Sellafield installation.
§ Mr. Yeo
[holding answer 22 October 1993]: Information was provided by my right hon. Friend the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the chief inspector of Her Majesty's inspectorate of pollution during the public consultation on the proposed review of the Sellafield authorisation. In addition, the Committee on Medical Aspects of Radiation in the Environment requested the National Radiological Protection Board to assess the doses to the populations of the United Kingdom, Europe and the world arising from one year's proposed discharges from BNFL Sellafield including THORP and non-THORP releases. A copy of this report is in the Library.