The government has made substantial progress in talks with key international partners to have new bilateral nuclear cooperation agreements and ensure that arrangements are in place for continuity for the nuclear sector when the UK leaves Euratom, the minister for business and energy has said. In a letter to Parliament’s Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (BEIS) outlining the government’s response to a December 2017 committee report on leaving Euratom, Richard Harrington said the UK remains on track to “conclude and ratify these agreements during the course of 2018, and we have built into our timetables the necessary parliamentary ratification processes both in the UK and in third countries”.

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Published: 13 March 2018