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UK fissile material holdings reported

The Office for Nuclear Regulation has published figures for the UK's holdings of fissile materials for the year 2013, showing an increase in civil stocks of plutonium and high enriched uranium.

UK performs poorly on nuclear materials in international rating

The UK scores poorly among nuclear-capable states for the security of its nuclear infrastructure and the quantities of nuclear materials it holds, according to a study by the influential Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI).