HC Deb 21 May 1990 vol 173 c12W
Mr. Harry Barnes

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy on how many occasions in 1987, 1988, 1989 and 1990 to date, respectively, nuclear material has been withdrawn from safeguards under article 14 of the 1978 tripartite safeguards agreement between Euratom, the International Atomic Energy Agency and the United Kingdom; if the nuclear material involved in each case was plutonium, enriched uranium or natural uranium; and what was the purpose for each withdrawal.

Mr. Baldry

Details of withdrawals of material from safeguards under the tripartite safeguards agreement are supplied to the IAEA and Euratom on a strictly confidential basis. It would not be in the public interest to publish this information.