§ Lord Hoyle
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What is the reason for the delay in granting permission for British Nuclear Fuels to operate the Sellafield Mox Plant; and when this will be given. [HL646]
§ Lord Whitty
My right honourable friend the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and the Secretary of State for Health decided on 3rd October that Mox manufacture is justified under the Basic Safety Standards Directive.