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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-05741: John Finnie (Highlands and Islands)

Scottish Green Party

Date lodged: 20 December 2016

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will take action to stop Wick Airport being used for the transportation of highly enriched uranium from Dounreay to the US pending an independent assessment of the safety of such activity.

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham 16 January 2017

There will be on-going regular dialogue between the Scottish Government and the UK Government on the programme of movements of nuclear materials from Dounreay. The Scottish Government will continue to seek assurances on the safety and security of any movements.