Sixth annual report explaining the background to the Geological Disposal Programme and covering progress between April 2015 and March 2016. In its November 2010 response to the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee’s report Radioactive Waste Management: a Further Update (March 2010), the Government committed to producing an annual report to Parliament, setting out the Government’s progress in relation to the management of higher activity radioactive waste. This is the sixth annual report. It covers the background to the Geological Disposal Programme, and sets out progress between April 2015 – March 2016, in particular, progress with delivery of the initial actions set out in the Implementing Geological Disposal White Paper (2014) and Radioactive Waste Management’s preparations for siting.
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