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Sellafield Radioactive Leak (No.2)

EDM number 1470 in 1992-93, proposed by Paul Flynn on 25/02/1993.

That this House notes with horror that following the leak of plutonium from the B204 ventilation stack at Sellafield on 11th February, belatedly reported by BNFL on 13th February, another serious discharge of radioactive iodine 129 took place from the B6 chimney linked to the B205 magnox reprocessing plant on 13th February, which BNFL also kept secret and failed to report in its Sellafield newsletters Nos. 292 of the 16th February or 293 of 23rd February; is very concerned that about 3,000 megabecquerels of iodine 129 was released to the environment, equivalent to half the annual discharge in 1991 alone; condemns once more the closed-door secrecy policy of BNFL; and calls once more for the immediate resignation of BNFL Chairman, Mr John Guinness.

This motion has been signed by a total of 33 MPs.

Paul Flynn25/02/1993Newport WestProposed
Llew Smith26/02/1993Blaenau GwentSigned
Bill Michie26/02/1993Sheffield, HeeleySigned
Colin Pickthall01/03/1993West LancashireSigned
Terry Lewis01/03/1993WorsleySigned
Alan Meale01/03/1993MansfieldSigned
Eric Clarke01/03/1993MidlothianSigned
Jim Dowd01/03/1993Lewisham WestSigned
Harry Barnes01/03/1993North East DerbyshireSigned
Andrew Faulds02/03/1993Warley EastSigned
John Battle02/03/1993Leeds WestSigned
Jimmy Dunnachie02/03/1993Glasgow, PollokSigned
Ian Davidson02/03/1993Glasgow, GovanSigned
Alex Carlile02/03/1993MontgomerySigned
Keith Bradley02/03/1993Manchester, WithingtonSigned
Ian McCartney02/03/1993MakerfieldSigned
Ken Livingstone02/03/1993Brent EastSigned
Michael Connarty02/03/1993Falkirk EastSigned
Michael Clapham03/03/1993Barnsley West & PenistoneSigned
Mildred Gordon04/03/1993Bow and PoplarSigned
Joe Benton04/03/1993BootleSigned
Win Griffiths04/03/1993BridgendSigned
Bill Etherington04/03/1993Sunderland NorthSigned
John Denham04/03/1993Southampton, ItchenSigned
Terry Davis04/03/1993Birmingham, Hodge HillSigned
Alan Simpson04/03/1993Nottingham SouthSigned
Martyn Jones09/03/1993Clwyd South WestSigned
Eddie McGrady10/03/1993South DownSigned
Nick Ainger11/03/1993PembrokeSigned
Jack Thompson16/03/1993WansbeckSigned
Audrey Wise17/03/1993PrestonSigned
Frank Cook23/03/1993Stockton NorthSigned
Greg Pope31/03/1993HyndburnSigned

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