HC Deb 02 March 1966 vol 725 c296W
70 and 71. Mr. Michael Foot

asked the Secretary of State for Defence (1) to what extent facilities are still provided for the flight of United States areoplanes containing nuclear bombs from British bases and over British territory; and how frequently the purpose and safety of these flights are reviewed;

(2) what fresh investigations he has made in recent weeks into the dangers of accidents occurring to British bombers carrying nuclear weapons; and whether he will make the reports of such investigations public.

Mr. Healey

I would refer my hon. Friend to the Answer given by my right hon. Friend the First Secretary of State on 24th February, 1966, to similar Questions by my hon. Friends the Members for Fife, West (Mr. William Hamilton) and Putney (Mr. Hugh Jenkins).