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Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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Sellafield bosses grilled by MPs

Sellafield executives are today set to face a further grilling over the escalating cost of decommissioning the nuclear site which has now exceeded £70 billion.

Senior managers are due to be questioned by the influential Public Accounts Committee (PAC), chaired by MP Margaret Hodge, which is investigating clean-up costs and the progress of projects on site.

Tom Zarges, chairman of Nuclear Management Partners (NMP), Tony Price, managing director of Sellafield, and John Clarke, chief executive of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, are due to be questioned.

The PAC has been highly critical of the site’s management in the past. At the last review in November, Mrs Hodge said the spiralling cost of the clean-up has been “an appalling waste of money” with cash being “scattered like confetti”.

The committee has criticised NMP, not least for falling behind on 12 out of 14 key tasks being undertaken in Cumbria.

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