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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
answering body
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept id 201 more like this
answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
hansard heading EURATOM more like this
house id 2 more like this
legislature
25277
pref label House of Lords more like this
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
tabling member printed
Lord Judd more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-09-18more like thismore than 2018-09-18
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>
answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-09-18T11:40:22.033Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-18T11:40:22.033Z
answering member
2616
label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
tabling member
1660
label Biography information for Lord Judd more like this