HC Deb 12 December 1990 vol 182 c430W
Mr. Cryer

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if, pursuant to his reply to the hon. Member for Bradford, South of 21 November,Official Report, column 135, he will set out (a) the number of officials who have visited, respectively, Los Alamos, Lawrence Livermore and Sandia research laboratories, (b) the purpose for each visit, (c) the cost of each visit, (d) the dates of each visit and (e) the benefits of the visits to which he made reference.

Mr. Archie Hamilton

It has been the policy of successive British Governments not to disclose such detailed information on visits made under the terms of the 1958 US-UK agreement for co-operation on the uses of atomic energy for mutual defence purposes.