Sellafield bosses questioned over cost of cleaning up the nuclear reprocessing site

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Sellafield Credit: PA

The Public Accounts Committe of the House of Commons has travelled to west Cumbria to hear evidence from Sellafield bosses, following a damning report which highlighted historic safety failures and neglect at the site.

The report found the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority faces a 'considerable challenge' in taking forward decommissioning at Sellafield. The Committee are due to start hearing evidence at 2pm in Workington. It follows an on site visit to Sellafield this morning.

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Public Accounts Committee of the House of Commons grilling Sellafield bosses after damning report