§ Mr. Llew Smith
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what payments have been made to date to the United States Government to cover land remediation and the clear-up of toxic and radioactive contamination at the Nevada nuclear test site, arising from the use of the facility to test British nuclear warheads. 
§ Mr. Arbuthnot
Charges negotiated in respect of the small proportion of tests conducted in the US involving UK-owned devices have included a site overhead element which, in its turn, has allowed for relevant waste disposal costs. The latter element has not, however, been separately identified.