Tim Knowles

Tim Knowles is the political cabinet member for Cumbria county council responsible for environmental and transport policy which includes all nuclear waste issues. He is a member and co-chair of West Cumbria's "Managing Radioactive Waste Safely partnership", the group considering the possible location of a geological disposal facility in that part of Northern England. He also chairs the National "Nuclear Legacy Advisory Forum" (NuLeAF), an association of over a hundred local authorities engaging with nuclear decommissioning and waste management issues.