§ 17. Mr. Alton
asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will introduce legislation to amend the Crown Proceedings Act 1947 to enable service men involved in the atomic explosions in the south Pacific in the 1950s to test their claims in the courts.
§ Mr. Pattie
I have nothing to add to the reply given by the Minister of State for the Armed Forces on 10 November 1983, at column216.