HC Deb 11 June 1959 vol 606 c1156
11. Mr. Brockway

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what plans are proposed for establishing a nuclear base at Chaguaramas in Trinidad.

Mr. Lennox-Boyd

I am not aware of any such plans.

Mr. Brockway

Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that there is great disquiet in Trinidad about the effect of fallout from atomic experiments on the mainland of America and fears regarding the position at Chaguaramas? Can the right hon. Gentleman give a more definite denial than is suggested in his answer?

Mr. Lennox-Boyd

I have answered the Question on the Order Paper. I believe that the hon. Gentleman greatly exaggerates any anxiety. What has happened is that a tracking station has been built which can in no way be regarded as a nuclear base.

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