Government takes over contract to clean up Sellafield

Work to clean up leftover radioactive waste at Sellafield will be taken back on by the government’s Nuclear Decommissioning Authority. A £9 billion contract for the clean-up operation was taken out of the hands of the company which is currently running it, Nuclear Management Partners (NMP), government announced today. It follows criticism from MP Margaret Hodge […]

Sellafield contractors slammed for “astonishing costs”

The clean-up of nuclear waste at Sellafield has been dogged by “big delays and huge cost overruns”, it was claimed today. MPs on the Public Accounts Committee released a report criticising the body which runs Sellafield for continuing to work with a group of companies despite the costs of some projects nearly doubling. Sellafield is […]