§ Mr. Llew Smith
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to his answer to the hon. Member for Blaenau Gwent,Official Report, 30 November 1994, column 710, what further developments have taken place in regard to the proposed extension of the 1958 United Kingdom/United States mutual defence agreement.
§ Mr. David Davis
The 1994 amendment to the 1958 United Kingdom/United States mutual defence agreement was discussed during the debate on the Consolidated Fund Bill on 15 December. On 23 December there was an exchange of notes in Washington and the 1994 amendment entered into force.