§ Mr. Dalyell
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (1) what communications were received by the British military government, West Berlin, from the United States military police regarding the likelihood of a terrorist attack in West Berlin during the hours before the attack at La Belle discotheque on 5 April 1986; what response was made; and if he will make a statement;
(2) what information has been made available to the British military government, West Berlin, on the type of explosive used to bomb the La Belle discotheque on 5 April 1986;
(3) whether the allied authorities made any inspections, under paragraph 8 of BK10/58/3, of police information relating to the La Belle discotheque in April 1986; and if he will make a statement;
(4) whether, in accordance with paragraph 6 of BK10, the Berlin police president reported to the Kommandantura the timing of any alerts in relation to events surrounding the bombing of the La Belle discotheque;
(5) whether, in accordance with paragraph 9 of BK10/58/3, the possibility of issuing direct instructions to the police in relation to the La Belle discotheque bombing was discussed by the allied Kommandantura with the West German authorities in April 1986; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Mellor
We have throughout the period in question kept in close touch with the American and French10W authorities, and with the German authorities in Berlin. I have nothing further to add to the many statements we have made on these matters.