HC Deb 30 June 1966 vol 730 c326W
Mr. Russell Kerr

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what instructions or advice are being given to British ships operating in the Pacific in the vicinity of the forthcoming French nuclear tests.

Mr. Healey

Navigational warnings to mariners have been issued by the authorities concerned in the normal manner, both by printed advance notice and by radio. All ships have been advised by these means to keep clear of the danger areas announced by the French authorities from 30th June until further notice.