NAO to probe nuclear body after PAC request

The United Kingdom Atomic Energy
(UKAEA) is to be investigated by the
National Audit Office (NAO) following a
request by Edward Leigh, chairman of
the Commons public accounts committee.

Leigh called for the probe after it was revealed that the UKAEA is chaired by
Lady Judge a businesswoman with 30 other directorships, including posts in the
US and Hong Kong.

She is also deputy chairman of the Financial Report Council.

Last year the UKAEA was fined £2m after a leak at the Dounreay plant in

Lady Judge is paid £60,000 a year for a two-day week as head of UKAEA.

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