HC Deb 04 November 1959 vol 612 c58W
102. Mr. Mason

asked the Secretary of State for Air to what extent the Royal Air Force V-Bomber force are now engaged in nuclear armed bomber patrols similar to those operating under the Strategic Air Command of the United States Government.

Mr. Ward

The circumstances in which nuclear weapons may be carried by aircraft over this country were described in the statements made last year by my right hon. Friend the Home Secretary and by the Prime Minister.