§ Ms Glenda Jackson
The numbers of such crashes notified to the Department are:
Year Number (a) 1997 3 1998 none to date (b) 1997 none 1998 none to date (c) 1997 none 1998 3 to date
In none of these crashes was there any loss of radioactive material from any package.
§ Mr. Jim Cunningham
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions what procedures are currently in place to ensure the safe transportation of mixed oxide plutonium within the United Kingdom. 
§ Ms Glenda Jackson
Mixed Oxide Fuel and plutonium, in common with all radioactive materials, are subject to the following regulations:
Road578WThe Radioactive Material (Road Transport) (Great Britain) Regulations 1996 (SI 1996 No. 1350).The Radioactive Substances (Carriage by Road) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1983 (SR 1983 No. 344).The Radioactive Substances (Carriage by Road) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1986 (SR 1986 No. 61).
SeaThe Merchant Shipping (Dangerous Goods and Marine Pollutants) Regulations 1990 (SI 1990 No. 2605); Merchant Shipping Notice No. M 1620, "The Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Marine Pollutants in Packaged Form on Ships".
AirThe Air Navigation (No. 2) Order 1995 SI No. 1970. The Air Navigation (Dangerous Goods) Regulations 1994 SI No. 3187 and Amendment 1996 SI No. 3100.
PortsThe Dangerous Substances in Harbour Areas Regulations 1987 (SI 1987 No. 37).
RailThe Packaging, Labelling and Carriage of Radioactive Material by Rail Regulations (RAMRail) 1996 (SI 1996 No. 2090): Approved Requirements for the packaging, labelling and carriage of radioactive material by rail 1996 Edition. The Carriage of Dangerous Goods (Classification, Packaging and Labelling) and Use of Transportable Pressure Receptacles Regulations (CDGCPL) 1996 (SI 1996 No. 2092).
Inland WaterwaysBritish Waterways Board Terms and Conditions: Dangerous Goods BWB 1981, and Schedule of Dangerous Goods ("The Green Book") BWB 1981 (Class 7).