HC Deb 12 June 1961 vol 642 cc7-8W
68. Mr. Baird

asked the Lord Privy Seal why it is the policy of Her Majesty's Government to facilitate the supply of nuclear weapons to West Germany.

Mr. Heath

The German Federal Republic is an equal member of the Alliance and there can be no discrimination against the Federal German Forces. In common with other members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, German forces are equipped with delivery systems for tactical nuclear weapons, but the warheads remain in United States custody.

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