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NDA value framework: how we make decisions

When comparing options for nuclear decommissioning, we consider a comprehensive and consistent set of relevant factors for making decisions.


The NDA Value Framework (Version 1.2) January 2016

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To ensure transparency when comparing and assessing options, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) has established an approach to valuing its business. NDA recognises that value comes in many forms, such as:

  • an improved environment
  • hazard reduction
  • social amenities
  • money
  • employment

These values have been gathered together as a Value Framework.

Previous versions of the ‘Value Framework’ have been used to support the development of Business Cases to demonstrate that NDA is delivering value for money across its entire estate.

This update of our Value Framework is a response to our commitment in our strategy to “develop a comprehensive and consistent set of relevant factors for consideration during decision-making.”

Published 5 January 2016
Last updated 1 April 2016 + show all updates
  1. Updated to state that we continue to welcome comments and feedback until the end of April 2016.

  2. First published.