Office for Nuclear Regulation

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Monthly archives: November 2019

Government publishes ministerial statement

November 6, 2019

Ministerial statement on Euratom Exit progress

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Engagement for better regulation

November 5, 2019

Donald Urquhart, Operating Facilities Director We make regulatory decisions on a daily basis and, from time-to-time, the regulatory issues we deal with and the decisions we make attract strong external interest from a wide range of our stakeholders. A recent example is our assessment of the safety case for the return to service of Hunterston […]

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Chief Nuclear Inspector gives view on industry performance

November 5, 2019

Mark Foy, ONR Chief Nuclear Inspector The Chief Nuclear Inspector, Mark Foy, published his first- of-a-kind view on the performance of Great Britain’s nuclear industry during 2018/19. Overall, Mark is satisfied that, overall, the nuclear industry has continued to meet the required high standards of safety and security to protect workers and the public. Press […]

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Invaluable insight

November 5, 2019

Katie Day, Policy & Communications Director Your insight and views are invaluable to us – they help us to shape our regulation and our organisation.  It’s why we place stakeholder engagement, from face to face meetings to statutory consultation, at the heart of how we work. Our annual stakeholder survey has just been launched, and […]

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Mark McAllister – Six months in…

November 5, 2019

Mark McAllister, ONR Chair In my first six months at ONR, my priority has been to meet as many of our staff and stakeholders as I can. This has helped me enormously in building up a clear picture of the extent of our work. I’m impressed with the dedication, professionalism, passion and commitment to ensure […]

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Regulating the regulators

November 5, 2019

Anthony Hart, ONR Technical Director Getting feedback on our application of international safety standards, enhances the effectiveness of our regulation. We recently hosted a major international review of the UK’s regulation of nuclear and radiological safety. The Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) Mission, co-ordinated through the IAEA took place between October 14-25, at the request […]

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Regulatory Research Register – September 2019 update

November 1, 2019

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TRA-PER-GD-016 – ONR Transport Permissioning External Guidance – Special Arrangement Approvals

November 1, 2019

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NS-TAST-GD-028 (Rev 5) – Control and Instrumentation Aspects of Nuclear Plant Commissioning

November 1, 2019

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Berkeley – Project Assessment Report (PAR): 19-011

November 1, 2019

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