Select Committee on Trade and Industry Appendices to the Minutes of Evidence


APPENDIX 4

Further supplementary memorandum submitted by the Department of Trade and Industry on Winter Supplementary Estimates 2000-01: Dounreay Decommissioning Programme—Breakdown of Expenditure etc

  Thank you for your letter of 20 November in which you requested further information relating to the specific projects or management functions at Dounreay which had increased expenditure or reduced income.

  I attach a table which provides this information. I apologise for not meeting your original deadline.

Activity—Dounreay
Provision in Main Estimate
£ million
Revised Estimate
£ million
Difference
£ million
Increase in Project Management Resources
5
13
8
Additional Planning and Support
6
8
2
Creation of a Professional Engineering Group
Nil
1
1
Increased on Site Safety Support and Regulatory Compliance
4
6
2
Refurbishment and Re-equipment of Plants in the Fuel Cycle Area and Waste Plant Areas
1
8
7
Improvement to the Fuel Cycle Area Ventilation System
Nil
3
3
The Decommissioning of a Plutonium Contaminated Glovebox and an Irradiated Concrete Cell
Nil
1
1
Creating a facility for the removal of Sodium and Potassium Contamination from Used Equipment in Fast Reactor Facilities
Nil
2
2
Creating a Low Level Waste Facility and Interim Store
Nil
3
3
Work on the Shaft and Silo
Nil
3
3
Commercial Reprocessing Loss of Income
(9)
4
13

8 December 2000




 
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