HC Deb 14 February 1996 vol 271 c609W
Mr. Llew Smith

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what permission was sought from the United States Government, under the provisions of the 1958 US-UK mutual defence agreement on atomic energy matters as amended, to release details on 6 February of the quantities of plutonium exported to the United States from the United Kingdom, the dates of the exports, the present locations of the materials and past uses of the materials. [14843]

Mr. Arbuthnot

The United States Government sought and obtained our permission to include in their announcement of 6 February the total quantity of plutonium that the United States received from the United Kingdom between 1960 and 1979 under the 1958 agreement.