HC Deb 01 July 1963 vol 680 cc13-5W
81. Mr. Driberg

asked the Minister of Defence if, for the convenience of hon. Members and in order to prevent misunderstanding in Parliamentary debate

reactor, estimated date of commissioning, capacity, and estimated capital cost per kilowatt in each case.

Mr. Wood

This information for nuclear power stations in England and Wales, planned by the Central Electricity Generating Board* is given in the table below. I have asked my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Scotland to write to the hon. Member about the Scottish position.

and international negotiation, he will circulate in HANSARD a brief glossary defining the words multinational, multilateral, mixed-manned, multi-manned and other such terms used in the context of current discussions on defence, as they are interpreted by Her Majesty's Government.

Mr. Thorneycroft


Following are the definitions:

Multinational This term has been used to refer to the forces approved by the N.A.T.O. Ministerial Council at Ottawa and consisting of national elements contributed to N.A.T.O., i.e. the force envisaged in paragraph 6 of the Nassau Communiqué (the"inter-Allied Force"), to which we have contributed our V-bombers.

Multilateral As envisaged at Nassau, this refers to the future N.A.T.O. nuclear force to include British submarines armed with Polaris missiles and at least an equal American contribution. In addition, the force might include units of mixed nationality and ownership to which members of N.A.T.O. could contribute personnel and resources. The term"multilateral" is sometimes used to refer only to the mixed-manned element.

Mixed-manned {These terms apply to a force of which the component units would be manned by personnel of more than one nationality.

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