HL Deb 02 December 1982 vol 436 c1392WA
Lord Jenkins of Putney

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether contracts have been entered into for the construction of a new building at the Atomic Weapons Research Station at Aldermaston and what will be the cost.

Lord Bellwin

Tenders for the building and civil engineering work for the new plutonium processing facility have been invited, received and are currently being evaluated. It is not customary to disclose detailed costs relating to the defence nuclear programme.