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Welcome to the Nuclear Free Local Authorities website. We hope you find the information here useful.

In the following pages you will find details about the range of NFLA research, policy and legal work.

This work is designed to assist local government in meeting its commitment to sustainable development, environmental protection and public safety.

Latest News

22 May 2015 NFLA concerned over impact of huge job cuts at Magnox on safe nuclear decommissioning and radioactive waste management

18 May 2015 NFLA calls for independent inquiry on serious allegations by Trident submarine whistleblower

11 May 2015 NFLA urges comprehensive nuclear policy review by new government and to rethink its nuclear advocacy

8 May 2015 NFLA remembers the life of NFLA Welsh Forum Chair, Councillor Ray Davies, who has sadly died

13 April 2015 Serious new safety issues for Areva's EPR design at Flamanville suggest yet more delays for Hinkley Point C

9 April 2015 As the Sellafield THORP plant reaches its 21st birthday, NFLA calls on the Government and the nuclear industry to reflect on expensive past mistakes for future nuclear policy

7 April 2015 NFLA submits response on UK Low Level Radioactive Waste Strategy advocating a radical change of tack by the nuclear industry

23 March 2015 NFLA urges MPs to not designate a 'Geological Disposal Facility' under the National Infrastructure planning system, over fears of reducing local democratic accountability and transparency

17 March 2015 NFLA publish briefing on small modular nuclear reactors - uncertain technology, uncosted designs and unlikely to be developed without massive public investment

10 March 2015 As the fourth anniversary of the Fukushima disaster approaches, NFLA argue that it is irresponsible to look to develop new nuclear reactors

4 March 2015 NFLA share concerns of Public Accounts Committee over soaring decommissioning costs at the Sellafield site

2 March 2015 NFLA submits views on the future of the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management - it needs to become more independent and it should investigate the Swedish model for radioactive waste management

Coming Events

NFLA Seminar in association with PNND, Nukewatch & CND Scotland: Post-UK election - how safe and secure are Trident submarines and should a like for like replacement programme take place?, Paisley, Friday 5 June 2015

 

For information on coming events contact the NFLA Secretary on 00 44 (0)161 234 3244.

Recent Events

Joint NFLA English Forum / Steering Committee seminar, Manchester Town Hall, 20 March 2015

NFLA All Ireland Forum Spring 2015 Meeting, Newry, 27 March 2015

Come to Welcome and Hear Mr Naoto Kan, Prime Minister of Japan at the time of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster, Wylfa Power Station Gates / Anglesey Council Offices, Llangefni, 26 February 2015

What does the NFLA do?

NFLA Service Plan 2015

NFLA Monthly Newsletters

NFLA Newsletter Vol 7 Issue 4, April 2015

NFLA Newsletter Vol 7 Issue 3, March 2015

NFLA Newsletter Vol 7 Issue 2, February 2015

NFLA Annual Newsletter

NFLA Annual Newsletter 2014

NFLA 30th anniversary

NFLA 30th anniversary report of proceedings

Photos

Low Level Radiation Conference

Final report

New Nuclear Monitor Briefings

Issue 37 Small Modular Nuclear Reactors, the UK's long-term nuclear strategy and Ireland's future energy mix debate (March 2015)

Issue 36 Consultation on the Horizon Nuclear (Hitachi - GE) pre-application proposal to build an ABWR new nuclear reactor at Wylfa, Anglesey (October 2014)

Issue 35 Consultation on the Nuclear Industry Association's Application to Justify the UK Advanced Boiling Water Reactor (UK-ABWR) (March 2014)

NFLA General Policy Briefings

NFLA Policy Briefing 131: Summary of NFLA Steering Committee, Manchester Town Hall, 20th March 2015, 30 March 2015

NFLA Policy Briefing 130: Rethinking Trident - influencing the Trident replacement and nuclear weapons debate, 27 February 2015

NFLA Policy Briefing 129: Summary of NFLA Steering Committee, Manchester Town Hall, 30th January 2015, 3 February 2015

Radioactive Waste Briefing

Issue 56 UK Strategy for the Management of Solid Low Level Radioactive Waste from the Nuclear Industry Consultation (March 2015)

Issue 55 Committee on Radioactive Waste Management Triennial Review 2015 (March 2015)

Issue 54 Ministry of Defence Public Consultation on Choosing a Site for the Interim Storage of Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste from Dismantled Nuclear Submarines (February 2015)

Renewable Energy Alternatives to Nuclear Power & Council's role in Energy Policy

NFLA Policy Briefing 125: Development of Local Authority Energy Service Trusts / Companies - part of the answer to a new energy revolution?

NFLA Policy Briefing 115: Tackling climate change with a low carbon energy policy – the Scottish example

NFLA Policy Briefing 111: The Green Deal: Will it achieve the required cuts in carbon emissions and fuel poverty and what can local authorities do?

NFLA Policy Briefing 110: Fuel poverty, energy efficiency and the role of Local Authorities

NFLA Policy Briefing 106: Energy Scenarios 2020 – 2030: Alternatives to the UK Government’s gas / nuclear / renewable scenarios - a look at the potential of non-wind renewables coming to the fore

Associated groups

NFLA co-operate with Mayors for Peace on nuclear weapons non-proliferation issues

NFLA co-operate with KIMO International on nuclear issues and marine pollution

The NFLA are the UK & Ireland partner for Cities for a Nuclear Free Europe.

NFLA is a supporting organisation of the UK branch of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN-UK).

NFLA is also a supporting organisation of the Rethink Trident statement.

Daily News

Nuclear Free Local Authorities initiated and part-fund a daily nuclear news monitoring service. Information about the service and how to subscribe can be found at: http://www.no2nuclearpower.org.uk/maillist/