HC Deb 13 July 1983 vol 45 cc384-5W
Mr. David Atkinson

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether the negotiations with the French Government for immediate notification of a nuclear emergency in France have been brought to a conclusion.

Mr. Luce

Negotiations between the French and British Governments on a mutual exchange of information in the event of a civil nuclear emergency in either country which might have radiological consequences in the other country have been completed. The agreement, which formalises existing emergency arrangements, is expected to be signed on Monday 18 July.