§ Mr. Tony Lloyd
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) if he will list the dates when United Kingdom officials or employees of the atomic weapons establishments have visited the(a) Centre d'Etudes de Limil-Valenton in Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, (b) Centre d'Etudes de Valduc, (c) Centre d'Etudes du Ripoult, (d) Centre d'Etudes Scientifique et Techniques d'Aquitane, Le Barp, (e) Centre d'Etudes de Bruyeres-le Chatel and (f) Centre d'Etudes de Vaujours, Moronvilliers, France, over the past five years, indicating the purpose of each visit; 
(2) if he will make a statement on how far technical discussions between the United Kingdom and France relating to possible arrangements for peer review, as set out in the eighth report of the Defence Select Committee, "Progress of the Trident programme" (HC 350 of Session 1994–195), have progressed; what data or technical information have been sent from France to the United 156W Kingdom for peer review as a result of these technical discussions; and if he will make a statement on progress on computer simulation discussions; 
(3) if he will list the dates when United Kingdom officials or employees of the atomic weapons establishments have visited French nuclear weapons research facilities over the past five years; and if he will indicate details of the purpose of each visit; 
(4) what technical assistance is being provided to the French Government to aid them in their development of alternatives to underground nuclear weapons testing; 
(5) if he will list the dates when French officials or scientists visited the atomic weapons establishments in the last five years; and if he will indicate the purpose of each visit. 
§ Mr. Arbuthnot
I have nothing to add to my answer to the hon. Member for Nottingham, South (Mr. Simpson) on 16 October 1995,Official Report, column 37.