HC Deb 26 January 1961 vol 633 cc54-5W
92. Mr. P. Noel-Baker

asked the Lord Privy Seal whether he will instruct the United Kingdom delegate to the Standing Council of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to propose that when the Council considers the United States offer of nuclear-powered submarines equipped with Polaris missiles the Council shall also give consideration to the proposals for the total abolition of nuclear weapons, and of the missiles, aircraft.

and submarines by which such weapons can be delivered, put forward by the United States Government in the Committee of Ten Nations on Disarmament in Geneva on 27th June, 1960, and by the Soviet delegate on 7th June, 1960.

Mr. Heath

Disarmament is a matter for constant consideration by the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation who have already examined the two comprehensive disarmament plans put forward by the Soviet and United States Delegates to the Ten-Power Disarmament Conference on 7th June and 27th June, respectively.

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