Hunterston B Power Station: Nuclear Reactors:Written question - 196236

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Asked on: 27 November 2018
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Hunterston B Power Station: Nuclear Reactors
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether he has had discussions with the Office for Nuclear Regulation on (a) restarting Hunterston Nuclear Reactor and (b) reported cracks in that Reactor's graphite core; and if he will make a statement.
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Answered by: Richard Harrington
Answered on: 03 December 2018

Operational discussions relating to the Hunterston Nuclear Reactor are a matter for the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) and the commercial provider. Hunterston will only return to service when the ONR is satisfied that it is safe for it to do so.

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