English: One wagon of a nuclear waste flask train being hauled through Bristol Temple Meads railway station by Direct Rail Services Class 37 diesel locomotives 37612 and 37069 en-route from Hinkley Point Power Station to Sellafield. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The BBC reports that David Cameron is to announce the largest ever shipment of nuclear waste from Britain to the US in a process it is hoped will help diagnose cancer.
Source: UK-US nuclear waste deal to ‘help in cancer fight’ – BBC News
In this short article, the BBC editors are once again wearing rose-tinted spectacles and distorting myth and reality. The article talks of the UK selling expertise in defending nuclear installations. Whilst I accept that the UK has enormous technical defense expertise, I maintain that the savage austerity cuts have damaged the UK’s capability to react effectively.