23 May 2012
In March I announced the commencement of the Triennial Review of the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management (CoRWM). Today I am announcing the findings of that review, which I am pleased to say support the continuation of CoRWM as the most appropriate body to undertake the hugely important work of independently advising and scrutinising the Government’s Managing Radioactive Waste Safely (MRWS) programme.
The Review has also looked at the governance arrangements for CoRWM in line with guidance on good corporate governance set out by the Cabinet Office and makes some recommendations to improve the appraisal of the Committee Chair and the training and development of Committee members.
The final report of the Triennial Review of CoRWM can be found on the MRWS website and I have made available copies in the Libraries of the House.