Draft National Policy statement for Geological Disposal Infrastructure Contents



1 Introduction

Geological disposal

Our inquiry

Key issues

2 National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty

A site-agnostic NPS

An exclusionary criterion

The Appraisal of Sustainability and the Government’s view

3 New nuclear build

The Government’s policy on managing waste from new nuclear

The view from NGOs

The Inventory

4 Local community consent

Community consent in the NPS

Interaction between development consent and community consent

5 Industrial Strategy

Benefits to the hosting community

Link with the Industrial Strategy

Benefits currently outlined in the NPS

6 Conclusion

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Published: 31 July 2018