Sellafield waste management to be nationalised

Nuclear Management Partners has lost its £20bn contract to clean up nuclear waste at Sellafield over safety and cost concerns

Responsibility for Sellafield clean-up now in the public sectorResponsibility for managing nuclear waste clean-up at Sellafield will be transferred from a consortium to the public sector over safety and cost concerns.

The government ended a £22bn agreement with Nuclear Management Partners eleven years before it was due to end, after a year-long review by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA).

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