HL Deb 29 January 1990 vol 515 c155WA
Lord Jenkins of Putney

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether the sale of Trident D5 by the USA to the United Kingdom is in breach of the Non-Proliferation Treaty as alleged by the European Proliferation Information Centre and if not, why not?

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (The Earl of Arran)

The sale involves the delivery system only, which is not included in the provisions of Article 1 of the Non-Proliferation Treaty.