HC Deb 19 May 1986 vol 98 cc85-6W
Mr. Dalyell

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment (1) what steps his Department takes to keep informed of the substance of contacts between British and Soviet scientists on nuclear energy matters;

(2) what information is given to his Department about discussions between British scientists and the International Atomic Energy Agency;

(3) what guidance his Department gives to British scientists about the formality and substance of contacts they have with eastern bloc scientists on nuclear energy matters.

Mr. Waldegrave

I shall answer these questions shortly.