Wednesday, 10 April 2013
What's £80 million a year? Not much else to spend our hard-earned taxes on, is there?
"...The UK is currently home to 112 tonnes of what is the most toxic substance ever created and most of it is held in a modern grey building to one side of the site.
Such is the sensitivity surrounding the building and its contents that only a handful of staff, with the necessary security clearance, are allowed inside.
Estimates suggest that the taxpayer currently spends £80m a year to store it safely and stop it falling into the wrong hands..."
Well, the IMechE are pointing - yet again - to a no-brainer solution!
AND IT DOESN'T COST THE TAXPAYER A PENNY - BECAUSE IT'S PAYMENT BY RESULTS.
From the Conclusion:
"...but the sodium-cooled fast reactor route is sufficiently attractive to merit significant immediate UK support..."
They Mean - The GE Hitachi offer, to burn the UK's Plutonium Stockpile with the PRISM Reactor!
You've heard all of this before, Mr Davey! When is the (£80m a year) penny going to drop?