HL Deb 23 June 1993 vol 547 c12WA
Lord Jenkins of Putney

asked Her Majesty's Government:

When, as offered at column 1847 of HL Deb. on 20th May 1993, the Earl of Caithness will be writing to Lord Jenkins of Putney to explain why sufficient plutonium to manufacture a large number of nuclear weapons has been exported from the United Kingdom to Japan.

The Minister of State, Department of Transport (The Earl of Caithness): I wrote to the noble Lord on 21st June explaining that this is a matter for the Department of Trade and Industry, who have been asked to reply direct.