§ Mr. Llew Smith
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Truro of 2 June,Official Report, column 48, if he will list (a) the authors, (b) the date commissioned and (c) the expected completion date of the report on the disposal of high-level radioactive waste and spent fuel. 
§ Angela Eagle
The study into research strategies for the disposal of high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel follows from a commitment given in the previous Government's White Paper "Review of Radioactive Waste Management Policy. Final Conclusions" (Cm 2919). QuantiSci Limited was appointed to undertake the work in March of this year following competitive tendering. The scheduled completion date for its work is April 1999.