§ Mr. Chaytor
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what is the status of Japanese contracts with the new Sellafield MOX plant. 
§ Mrs. Liddell
[holding answer 2 February 2000]: Details of BNFL's contracts with their customers for the Sellafield MOX Plant are commercially confidential. BNFL will continue to pursue Mixed Oxide (MOX) fuel business in Japan, where the company is making major efforts to rebuild confidence.