HC Deb 25 January 1956 vol 548 cc26-7W
67 and 68. Mr. Reeves

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (1) what degree of co-operation was requested by the United States of America from Her Majesty's Government in their proposals to use atomic weapons against China in June, 1953, and in April and the autumn of 1954; and why this House was not informed of these proposals;

(2) what response was made by Her Majesty's Government to the proposals of the United States Government for the employment of atomic weapons against China on three occasions in 1953 and 1954; and what reply was received from the United States Government in answer.

Mr. Dodds-Parker

No such proposals were received.