House of Lords Committee pens letter over Brexit nuclear concerns. The group has called for urgent clarification on what actions the government is taking to mitigate any risks. The House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee has written to the government over concerns the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) is falling behind in its efforts to prepare for Brexit. It asked the Minister for Business and Industry, Richard Harrington MP, for his urgent clarification on what actions the government and the ONR are taking to mitigate any risks. It also called for his assessment of whether the current rate of progress will allow the UK to assume legal responsibility for its own nuclear safeguards regime from the 30th of March 2019.
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