Nuclear Reactors: Planning Permission

(asked on 9th November 2023) - View Source

Question to the Department for Energy Security & Net Zero:

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, what assessment she has made of the adequacy of the planning system for facilitating the building of new small and advanced modular reactors.

Answered by
Andrew Bowie Portrait
Andrew Bowie
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Department for Energy Security and Net Zero)
This question was answered on 17th November 2023

As a first step towards developing the new nuclear National Policy Statement, we will consult later this year (2023) on a proposed way forward for determining how new nuclear developments might be located, including the potential for deployment of Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) and other advanced nuclear technologies.

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