HC Deb 15 December 1997 vol 303 cc5-6W
Ann Clwyd

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what efforts have been made(a) by his Department and (b) in conjunction with other departments to identify how many faulty plastic baton rounds were exported; and whether these plastic baton rounds have been recalled or the appropriate authorities notified. [20049]

Mr. Spellar

No plastic baton rounds, of the type withdrawn from operational use by the Army this year, have been exported; this has been confirmed by the manufacturer.