§ Mr. Best
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent representations he has made to the United States of America about the implications for continued United Kingdom participation in the strategic defence initiative of Her Majesty's Government's interpretation of those parts of the anti-ballistic missile treaty dealing with the development, testing and deployment of anti-ballistic missile systems or components; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Renton
I refer my hon. Friend to the answer given by my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister to the right hon. Member for Islwyn (Mr. Kinnock) on 19 February at column 1054.