Small Modular Reactors APPG

First Registered: 29/12/2021 • Last updated on: 29/12/2021

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To support the roll-out of small modular reactors (SMR) to sites across the UK, to champion the SMR model, to encourage a diversity of design and providers and to engage UK industry in the development of SMRs including supporting engineering jobs in the UK.

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Recent Documents related to Small Modular Reactors

1. Industry experts assemble in bid to make cutting-edge nuclear technology a reality
06/11/2018 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: First ever small nuclear reactor conference explores the investment opportunities of small modular reactors

2. Small Modular Nuclear Reactors
18/07/2018 - Parliamentary Research

Found: parliament.uk/post Number 580 July 2018 Small Modular Nuclear Reactors There is growing UK and international

3. UK R&D and supply chain capability for Advanced Modular Reactors
10/07/2020 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: supply chain to the deployment of Advanced Modular Reactors - Key Points The Committee on Climate Change

4. New deal with industry to secure UK civil nuclear future and drive down cost of energy for customers
27/06/2018 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: world-leading nuclear technologies like advanced modular reactors a commitment to increasing gender diversity

5. BEIS Public Attitudes Tracker: Energy Infrastructure and Energy Sources, Autumn 2021, UK
16/12/2021 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: includes annual questions on shale gas and small module reactors, which were asked in Autumn 2021. What

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Recent Speeches related to Small Modular Reactors

1. Small Modular Reactors and Energy Security
19/01/2022 - Westminster Hall

1: to move,That this House has considered small modular reactors and energy security in the UK.It is a pleasure - Speech Link
2: thanks to support from so many people.Small modular reactors are an exciting new nuclear technology for - Speech Link
3: about the opportunities and benefits that small modular reactors will bring. Does she agree that the export - Speech Link

2. Small Modular Reactors
20/02/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: beg to move,That this House has considered small modular reactors.It is an honour and privilege to serve - Speech Link

3. Nuclear Energy: Small Modular Reactors
10/06/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: The Government are assessing eight advanced modular reactors through the AMR R&D programme. We have - Speech Link
2: in nor ruled out. We believe that small and advanced nuclear reactors have the potential to drive down - Speech Link
3: there is half decommissioned, but the lake is too small for a full new nuclear power station. Given that - Speech Link

4. National Grid: Capacity
11/01/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: have to commission the construction of small modular reactors to address any capacity issues identified - Speech Link
2: generation is the Rolls-Royce project to develop a small modular nuclear reactor. Do Her Majesty’s Government - Speech Link
3: supporter of the need to develop and deploy small modular nuclear reactors, which should be designed and built - Speech Link

5. Nuclear Power: Emissions
14/01/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: construction industry and sometimes constructing nuclear reactors in greater numbers on the same site. Each of these - Speech Link
2: be focusing rather more on prospects for small modular reactors, which can be built much more quickly, - Speech Link
3: electricity needs. However, the reality is that small modular reactors are vital. That is why we have invested - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Small Modular Reactors
1. Nuclear Reactors
asked by: Jonathan Edwards
19/11/2020
... whether his Department has held discussions with the (a) manufacturers and (b) developers of small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs) on developing the industrial synergies between SMRs and submarine propulsion nuclear reactors.

2. Nuclear Reactors
asked by: Jonathan Edwards
09/11/2020
... what discussions he has had with the (a) manufacturers and (b) developers of small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs) in respect of the developing the industrial synergies between SMRs and submarine propulsion nuclear reactors.

3. Nuclear Reactors
asked by: Virginia Crosbie
15/07/2021
... what progress he has made on delivering the programme for Advanced Modular Reactors within the timeframe as set out by the Government.

4. Nuclear Reactors
asked by: John Spellar
10/09/2021
... what recent progress his Department has made of the development of small modular nuclear reactors.

5. Nuclear Reactors
asked by: Afzal Khan
18/01/2022
... including the disposal of nuclear waste during and after decommissioning.

Latest Questions
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5 Current APPG Officers
Virginia Crosbie Portrait
Virginia Crosbie
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Ynys Môn
Joined: 29th December 2021
Baroness Hayman of Ullock Portrait
Baroness Hayman of Ullock
Co-Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 29th December 2021
Jill Mortimer Portrait
Jill Mortimer
Officer
Conservative - Hartlepool
Joined: 29th December 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Virginia Crosbie MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3000.

Email: virginia.crosbie.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Havard Hughes, Barndoor Strategy, Plas Brynglas, Rhydargaeau, Carmarthen SA32 7DR. Tel: 01267 253 206

Email: havard.hughes@barndoorstrategy.com

Secretariat:

Barndoor Strategy acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.barndoorstrategy.com/

Benefits in Kind
Date
14 Dec 2021
Source
Barndoor Strategy
Description
Secretariat   From : 14/12/2021 To : 13/12/2022
Value
£4,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Small Modular Reactors APPG