Decommissioning figures due to be released

The latest cost of decommissioning at Sellafield is due to be released today.

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority will present the figures to Parliament.

Parliament is expected to know the outcome of the cost later today Credit: ITV Border

There has already been severe criticism of previous over-spends, which have put up the costs to 70 billion pounds.

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£6bn overspend on nuclear clean-up at Sellafield

The latest cost of decommissioning at Sellafield has been set at nearly fifty billion pounds over the next century, according to figures from the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.