HC Deb 27 June 1962 vol 661 cc151-2W
60. Mr. Gordon Walker

asked the Minister of Defence what recent consultations he has had with the United States Secretary for Defence about the maintenance of nuclear deterrents by individual members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

Mr. Watkinson

I discussed the nuclear problems of the N.A.T.O. Alliance with Mr. McNamara last month. We were in complete agreement on the general issues involved. Our views are men, respectively; when the schemes were first introduced; what increases have been made in these basic rates; when the increases were made; and what are the present weekly amounts of each pension.

Mr. Watkinson

The following is the information:

reflected in the communiqué following the meeting of N.A.T.O. Ministers at Athens.