Sizewell Emergency Planning – Still No Answers

Member Peter Lanyon reports: We wrote yet again — to the ONR Superintending Inspector, and on 23rd September to Dr. Richard Savage, Acting Chief Nuclear Inspector, ONR, (the 4th or 5th Chief Inspector since Dr. Mike Weightman retired four years ago) but still no reply. The main burden of our letter of 23rd September was as follows: ‘Will you please tell us in language we can understand how at the present moment Suffolk’s Head of Emergency Planning adequately protects us against severe accidents, like the one at Fukushima. That is what the Herca—Wenra agreement (signed up to by the ON R) agreed ought to be the case?’ We are also still awaiting a response from the Civil Contingencies Minister Disgraceful.