§ Mr. Llew Smith
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) if he will place in the Library copies of the financial arrangements in place to support nuclear co-operation with France; 
(2) if he will list the dates, since 1979, when technical discussions have taken place with France on nuclear weapons; and in which meetings Ministers participated; 
(3) if he will make a statement on the progress made in technical discussions with France on nuclear weapons safety and stewardship. 
§ Mr. Arbuthnot
I have nothing to add to the answer I gave to the hon. Member for Nottingham, South (Mr. Simpson) on 16 October 1995,Official Report, column 37.