John Clarke, Chief Executive of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority said prior to the NDA being formed there was no credible lifetime plan for Sellafield.
“The NDA welcomes the PAC Report and looks forward to discussing detailed points and recommendations with DECC before responding in full.”
Prior to the NDA's inception there was no credible lifetime plan for Sellafield and tough decisions about how we ultimately decommission the site had simply been put off for future generations to deal with. We are now facing up to those challenges and for the first time we have a proper plan in place for the decommissioning of Sellafield which lays out in detail programmes of work for every area of the site.
More top news
A conwoman tricked a widowed man in his 70's, into what he thought was a genuine relationship and then plundered his bank account.
A public consultation is being held on proposals to increase council tax in Cumbria by 4%, as part of the council's 2017/18 budget.
25-year-old Jordan Dixon has been jailed for six years, after stamping on a man's face in Carlisle following an attack.