HC Deb 23 April 1986 vol 96 c153W
Mr. Nellist

asked the Prime Minister how many representations the Government have now received for and against the United Kingdom's support for the American bombing of Libya.

The Prime Minister

Up to and including Tuesday 22 April the Government have received about 9,750 representations against, and about 3,130 representations for the United Kingdom's support of the United States action.

Mr. Austin Mitchell

asked the Prime Minister whether the Government of the United States of America have provided her with any information to substantiate their claim that the civil aircraft destroyed on the ground at Tripoli airport had been used to ferry terrorists and terrorist materials to their objectives; and if she will make a statement.

The Prime Minister

As far as we are aware no civil aircraft were destroyed in the United States attack on Tripoli military airport.

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