§ Mr. McGrady
To ask the President of the Board of Trade what action he will take to ensure that the nuclear installations inspectorate requires British Nuclear Fuels plc to adhere to appropriate safety regulations in respect of the highly radioactive waste tanks at Sellafield. 
§ Mr. Page
I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave to the hon. Member for Oldham, West (Mr. Meacher) on 6 February 1997,Official Report,, column 677.
I have every confidence that the Health and Safety Executive's nuclear installations inspectorate will continue to discharge its statutory responsibilities in the regulation of safety standards throughout the civil nuclear industry.