HL Deb 08 May 1985 vol 463 cc733-4WA
Lord Kennet

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What the consultation arrangements are within NATO concerning the use at sea of nuclear weapons within the national jurisdictional zones of the various member states of NATO.

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Armed Forces (Lord Trefgarne)

The arrangements within NATO for consultation over the use of nuclear weapons are those adopted at the Athens meeting of the North Atlantic Council in 1962.