§ Mr. McGrady
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what fines British Nuclear Fuels Ltd. has had to pay in each year since 1971, arising from safety and environmental breaches at Sellafield, Chapelcross, Springfields and the magnox nuclear stations. 
§ Mrs. Liddell
The fines paid by BNFL for safety and environmental breaches since 1971 are as follows:
Year/prosecution Fine (£) 1978 Fatal accident, Chapelcross 200 1980 Accident to Radiographer, Sellafield 500 1983 Overladen motor vehicle, Springfields 200 1983 Beach discharge incident, Sellafield 10,000 1989 Site transfers of fuel without functioning instrumentation package and alarm system, Sellafield 1,000 1990 Accident resulting in injury to contractor, Chapenhurst 1,500 1990 Discharge of trade effluent into Black Beck, Sellafield 800 1990 Discharge of trade effluent into River Calder, Sellafield 1,200 1991 Disposal of radioactive waste from HMS Inskip, Springfields 7,500 1992 Breach of Site Licence Condition (Unauthorised Override Incident), Sellafield 6,000 1994 Breach of Site Licence condition (Internal Flask Movement), Sellafield 15,000 1996 Radiological contamination of contractor, Sellafield 25,000 1997 Non-radiological (Pipe Bridge) incident, Sellafield 20,000 1997 Caustic Soda release into Calder River, Sellafield 32,500 1998 Solvent release to trade drain to River Ribble, Springfields 20,000 2000 Failing to take proper care when working with asbestos—Oldbury 5,000
Chapelcross and Calder Hall magnox power stations have always been owned by BNFL and all their prosecutions are included. Prosecutions for the other magnox stations are only shown after 30 January 1998 when Magnox Electric plc (originally part of CEGB) was integrated into BNFL.