§ Mr. Pawsey
asked the Secretary of State for Energy how much was paid by his Department to (a) the International Atomic Energy Agency, (b) the Nuclear Energy Agency, (c) the International Energy Agency and (d) any other international organisation, in the last financial year.
§ Mr. John Moore
Estimated payments, including subscriptions and contributions to projects for the 1981–82 financial year, are as follows:
£000 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) 2657 The Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) 136 The International Energy Agency (IEA) 5425
The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority contributed £5,052,000 towards the joint European Torus sited at Culham and £94,000 towards the NEA data bank in France. These costs were met from part A of Class IV, Vote 7: Scientific and Technical Assistance: Nuclear Energy.