Detail of outcome
On 11 December 2014 the Secretary of State, Ed Davey, published his decision as Justifying Authority that the nuclear reactor design, Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy, Ltd’s UK Advanced Boiling Water Reactor (UK ABWR), should be Justified. The decision is taken by the making of regulations by way of statutory instrument and this has been laid in draft in both Houses of Parliament.
The decision has taken into account responses to this consultation.
Detail of feedback received
We have published the responses we received for this consultation.
Volume 1 of a consultation seeking responses to the Secretary of State’s proposed decision on the Regulatory Justification of the UK Advanced Boiling Water Reactor (UK ABWR) designed by Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy, Ltd. It summarises the purpose of the consultation and provides guidance on how to respond.
Volume 2 sets out the background to Regulatory Justification and the evidence the Secretary of State has taken into account.