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967492
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star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading EURATOM remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what measures, if any, they are introducing prior to the UK's withdrawal from Euratom to ensure that each of the basic standards applied to the nuclear industries are checked and amended as necessary to ensure that each remains as valid and effective as those required by Euratom. more like this
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Lord Judd more like this
star this property uin HL9983 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-18more like thismore than 2018-09-18
unstar this property answer text <p>Nuclear safety in the UK is currently regulated by the UK’s independent regulator the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) and this will not change. We remain absolutely committed to maintaining high standards of radiation protection for workers, the public and the environment.</p><p> </p><p>As of February 2018, the UK has transposed the majority of Euratom’s 2013 Basic Safety Standards Directive (2013/59/Euratom) into UK legislation, which sets updated standards for radiation protection. We are committed to completing the transposition of the remaining parts as soon as possible to ensure that the UK continues to be recognised internationally as a leader in radiological safety.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2018-09-18T11:40:13.623Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-18T11:40:13.623Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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1660
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Judd more like this
967491
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading EURATOM remove filter
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how they plan to ensure a seamless continuity of legislation and regulatory standards, and the enforcement of industry’s compliance with them, throughout and following the UK’s withdrawal from Euratom. more like this
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Lord Judd more like this
star this property uin HL9982 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-18more like thismore than 2018-09-18
unstar this property answer text <p>Nuclear safety and security in the UK are currently regulated by the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) and these arrangements will continue.</p><p> </p><p>When Euratom safeguards arrangements no longer apply to the UK, the ONR will regulate safeguards in the UK. The ONR is confident that they will have in place the IT system and safeguards inspectors needed to ensure the UK continues to meet its international obligations when Euratom arrangements no longer apply.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has made significant progress in our preparations to leave Euratom, to ensure a domestic nuclear safeguards regime can be in place from day one of exit, including passing the Nuclear Safeguards Act 2018 and proposing draft Nuclear Safeguards Regulations.</p><p> </p><p>As outlined in the White Paper published on 12 July, the UK has proposed that we will be seeking a close association with Euratom, including regulatory cooperation on nuclear safeguards and technical cooperation on nuclear safety. We are well advanced in our work to address the issues that may affect the civil nuclear sector if an agreement is not reached with the EU.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2018-09-18T11:40:22.033Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-18T11:40:22.033Z
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2616
star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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1660
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Judd more like this
967490
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading EURATOM remove filter
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to consider a future relationship with Euratom similar to Switzerland's; and if not, why not. more like this
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Lord Judd more like this
star this property uin HL9981 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-18more like thismore than 2018-09-18
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government has made clear that it is seeking a close association with Euratom. In the White Paper on our Future Relationship with the European Union (Cm 9593), the Government set out its vision for a relationship with Euratom that is broader and more comprehensive than any existing precedent. The Government proposed that this close association should be based on a comprehensive Nuclear Cooperation Agreement between the UK and Euratom. This would help ensure the UK’s standing as a leading and responsible civil nuclear state is maintained, and would be mutually beneficial for the UK and the Euratom Community.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2018-09-18T11:40:29.87Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-18T11:40:29.87Z
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2616
star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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1660
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Judd more like this
967489
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading EURATOM remove filter
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their timetable for replacing each of the provisions of the Euratom Treaty with equivalent alternative arrangements. more like this
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Lord Judd more like this
star this property uin HL9980 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-18more like thismore than 2018-09-18
unstar this property answer text <p>We are putting in place appropriate measures to ensure uninterrupted cooperation and trade in the civil nuclear sector when Euratom arrangements no longer apply to the UK, whether at the end of March 2019 or at the end of an implementation period. These arrangements include new safeguards agreements with the International Atomic Energy Agency, nuclear cooperation agreements with key trading partners and a domestic nuclear safeguards regime. We will present the new international agreements relating to Euratom exit to Parliament for ratification in the Autumn.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has published quarterly updates to Parliament on progress towards the UK’s exit from the Euratom Treaty in March 2018 and June 2018. These reports contain further information on the arrangements being put in place. The next such quarterly update will be published in October.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2018-09-18T11:40:39.63Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-18T11:40:39.63Z
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2616
star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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1660
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Judd more like this
967488
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading EURATOM remove filter
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what arrangements, if any, they have made for regular consultation with the Nuclear Institute during the process of withdrawal from Euratom. more like this
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Lord Judd more like this
star this property uin HL9979 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-18more like thismore than 2018-09-18
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government regularly engages with stakeholders in the civil nuclear sector on Euratom Exit. The Nuclear Institute has participated in Euratom Industry Fora for interested stakeholders, hosted by Richard Harrington, the Minister of State for Business and Industry. Government also frequently communicates progress towards Euratom exit with a wider range of stakeholders, including the Nuclear Institute.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2018-09-18T11:40:47.42Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-18T11:40:47.42Z
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2616
star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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1660
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Judd more like this
971207
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star this property date less than 2018-09-10more like thismore than 2018-09-10
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading EURATOM remove filter
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what action, if any, they are taking to ensure that UK withdrawal from Euratom does not diminish UK commitment to the continued development, implementation and improvement of the management of current and foreseeable spent fuel and radioactive waste. more like this
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Lord Judd more like this
star this property uin HL10207 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-19more like thismore than 2018-09-19
unstar this property answer text <p>The UK has a robust regulatory framework in place for the management of spent fuel and radioactive waste, based on UK legislation that is underpinned by European and International standards. This framework will remain in place upon withdrawal from Euratom.</p><p> </p><p>The UK will continue to meet its obligations under the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management, which the UK is a Contracting Party to, and as a member of the International Atomic Energy Authority.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2018-09-19T15:26:15.683Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-19T15:26:15.683Z
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2616
star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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1660
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Judd more like this
968802
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star this property date less than 2018-09-05more like thismore than 2018-09-05
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading EURATOM remove filter
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what action, if any, they are taking to establish a state system of accountancy for safeguarded nuclear materials which will match that applied by Euratom. more like this
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Lord Judd more like this
star this property uin HL10086 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-19more like thismore than 2018-09-19
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government is working to implement a new domestic UK nuclear safeguards regime when Euratom arrangements no longer apply to the UK. The new regime will be regulated by the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) and will be equivalent in effectiveness and coverage to that currently provided by Euratom.</p><p> </p><p>Parliament has passed the Nuclear Safeguards Act 2018 which provides the legal framework for setting up a domestic nuclear safeguards regime; and Government is consulting on draft Nuclear Safeguards Regulations, which set out the proposed detail of the regime.</p><p> </p><p>The ONR will run the UK's State System of Accountancy and Control (SSAC) of Nuclear Material as part of the new domestic regime. The ONR is working to ensure it can have in place by 29 March 2019 the IT systems and safeguards inspectors needed to deliver safeguards arrangements that meet international standards and to build, over time, to coverage and effectiveness equivalent to Euratom.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2018-09-19T14:35:39.507Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-19T14:35:39.507Z
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2616
star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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1660
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Judd more like this
968800
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star this property date less than 2018-09-05more like thismore than 2018-09-05
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading EURATOM remove filter
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what arrangements they are making to ensure that nuclear issues specifically relevant to the UK's relationship with the Republic of Ireland are reviewed before the UK withdrawal from Euratom is completed. more like this
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Lord Judd more like this
star this property uin HL10084 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-19more like thismore than 2018-09-19
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department regularly discusses matters of mutual interest in the nuclear field with government counterparts in the Republic of Ireland. The Department, in partnership with the Office for Nuclear Regulation and the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, holds a biannual Contact Group on Radiological Matters with Irish government officials and environmental regulators. This Contact Group provides an opportunity to exchange information and to discuss approaches on a wide range of nuclear issues, including Euratom Exit. This is in addition to the regular contact between Ministers in my Department and the Government of Ireland on a range of matters including energy.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2018-09-19T14:34:12.743Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-19T14:34:12.743Z
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2616
star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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1660
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Judd more like this
968799
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star this property date less than 2018-09-05more like thismore than 2018-09-05
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading EURATOM remove filter
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what action, if any, they are taking to ensure that during and after the withdrawal of the UK from Euratom there will be seamless access to nuclear technology, decommissioning skills, and intellectual property as currently provided by membership of Euratom. more like this
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Lord Judd more like this
star this property uin HL10083 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-19more like thismore than 2018-09-19
unstar this property answer text <p>The UK and EU have agreed in principle the terms of an implementation period running from 30 March 2019 until 31 December 2020. As outlined in the draft Withdrawal Agreement published on 19 March, such a period will include the provisions of the Euratom Treaty.</p><p> </p><p>Alongside this, the Government has stated in its White Paper on the UK’s Future Relationship with Euratom (Cm 9593) that the UK will be seeking a close association with Euratom which will come into force when Euratom arrangements no longer apply.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has also published a technical notice on civil nuclear regulation (DEP2018-0836). This notice explains to the civil nuclear industry and stakeholders how the sector will be affected in the UK in the unlikely event that the UK leaves the EU and Euratom in March 2019 with no agreement in place.</p><p> </p><p>The Nuclear Sector Deal announced on 28 June 2018 will also promote new opportunities in the sector including a focus on innovation to develop the technology and skills needed to maintain the UK’s position as one of the world’s leading nuclear nations.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2018-09-19T14:32:57.83Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-19T14:32:57.83Z
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2616
star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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1660
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Judd more like this
968798
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star this property date less than 2018-09-05more like thismore than 2018-09-05
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading EURATOM remove filter
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what measures they are taking to expedite an increase in the number of people in the Office for Nuclear Regulation and to fulfil the agreements recently reached with the International Atomic Energy Agency during and following withdrawal by the UK from Euratom. more like this
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Lord Judd more like this
star this property uin HL10082 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-19more like thismore than 2018-09-19
unstar this property answer text <p>The Office for Nuclear Regulation is responsible for its own recruitment.</p><p> </p><p>The ONR currently has more safeguards inspectors than its own instructed minimum and is continuing to recruit to ensure the UK can deliver a domestic safeguards regime that honours our international obligation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2018-09-19T14:33:03.717Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-19T14:33:03.717Z
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2616
star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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1660
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Judd more like this