In a statement, the
The ONR will take on the relevant functions currently carried out by the Health and Safety Executive and the Department for Transport, it said.
Chris Grayling, minister for employment, said: "The proposal will not affect the current regulatory requirements or standards with which industry must comply, and the vast majority of the costs of the regulator would continue to be recovered in charges from operators in the nuclear industry rather than funded by the public purse. Additional organizational costs will be entirely met by the nuclear industry."
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