HC Deb 26 October 1960 vol 627 cc275-6W
52. Mr. Brockway

asked the Lord Privy Seal how far Western Germany is being armed with nuclear and rocket weapons by the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, or Governments associated with the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

Mr. Heath

German forces are armed with tactical nuclear weapons in accordance with agreed North Atlantic Treaty Organisation plans, the precise details of which must remain confidential. These tactical nuclear weapons come under N.A.T.O. control, and the nuclear warheads are kept in United States custody.

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