§ 22. Mr. Maclennan
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what discussions he has had about the European fast reactor programme; and if he will make a statement.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what progress has been made in the European collaborative programme on the development of fast reactor technology; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Michael Spicer
The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority is now discussing with our partners in the European collaboration the details of an integrated programme of research on fast reactors. The implementing agreements, which provide the framework for this work, should be signed shortly.