HC Deb 05 May 2000 vol 349 cc236-7W
Mr. Llew Smith

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what recent estimate he has made of the cost of returning unused plutonium MOX fuel from Japan; which Government Departments are responsible for making arrangements for such a return; and what storage facilities exist at (a) Sellafield and (b) other UK nuclear facilities to store such fuel. [120254]

Mrs. Liddell

A decision on the future of the MOX fuel in Japan remains to be agreed with the Japanese Government.