HC Deb 12 February 1980 vol 978 c567W
36. Mr. Chapman

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what consultations he has had with other countries on defence ararngements for the protection of oil and gas installations and interests in the North Sea.

Mr. Speed

My hon. Friend may be assured that such consultations are held as are necessary to ensure that our North Sea interests are protected, but it is not normal practice to give details.