HC Deb 26 April 1961 vol 639 c47W
63 and 64. Mr. Peart

asked the Minister of Transport (1) what consultations he has had with the Minister of Science regarding research into marine nuclear propulsion;

(2) whether he will now make a statement concerning the decision about the construction of a nuclear-powered ship.

Mr. Marples

I hope to make a statement shortly on the application of nuclear power to merchant shipping. I am in constant touch with my noble Friend the Minister for Science regarding research in this field.

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