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£81m dividends paid to AWE consortium

Accounts show total dividend payments of £81.7m in 2018 to the Lockheed Martin, Jacobs Engineering and Serco.

AWE’s nuclear waste plan: send it to Sellafield

Sellafield seen from the beach. Image: Ashley Coates, Flickr

The Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) plan to send up to 5,000 barrels of Higher Activity Waste to Sellafield for treatment and storage.

AWE Pensions dispute settled with pay increases

Unite members have agreed to end the dispute by accepting wage increases

AWE Aldermaston in special measures for the 5th year running

Sign at AWE Aldermaston West Gate

Both AWE sites continue to be subject to an enhanced level of regulatory attention

Ongoing strike action at AWE over pensions

The industrial action revolves around the decision to close a defined benefit pension scheme