§ Mr. Dalyell
asked the Secretary of State for Defence if the defence microbiological research laboratories at Porton Down have conducted research on samples of alleged yellow rain.
§ Mr. Lee
The Chemical Defence Establishment, Porton Down, has conducted research on yellow rain434W
were searched on two occasions and 12 once. No prohibited articles were found during these searches and no prisoner refused to be searched. These searches were carried out in the following circumstances:
search, namely, making an appearance on remand at Armagh court house, attending trial, inter-prison visit, release on parole or other reasons.