HC Deb 04 February 1985 vol 72 c387W
Mr. Robertson

asked the Prime Minister if the statement made by the right hon. Member for Kinross and West Perthshire on 21 April 1964, Official Report, column 1098, regarding the use of civil plutonium in the United Kingdom and the use by the United States Government of civil plutonium received from the United Kingdom, still represents the policy of Her Majesty's Government.

The Prime Minister

Her Majesty's Government have no plans for using plutonium derived from the United Kingdom's civil nuclear programmes for defence purposes. My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Energy informed Parliament of the United States' policy in answer to a question from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Wythenshawe (Mr. Morris) on 2 July 1984 at column36.