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Brexit raises Euratom fears

Lord Teverson, chair of the European Union Energy and Environment Sub-Committee, has asked for urgent reassurance from the government that it will be able to take responsibility for the UK’s nuclear safeguards from 30 March next year when the UK is due to leave the EU.

In a letter to Richard Harrington MP, Lord Teveson asked for reassurance on five areas where concerns had been raised in the media. “Several of these areas relate to concerns we raised in our report, and yet none of these risks were mentioned in the government’s response,” he said.

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