HC Deb 16 July 1997 vol 298 c238W
Mr. Llew Smith

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what environmental and safety information has been provided to his Department by those contracted to destroy outstanding British chemical weapon grenades, 9140-M6-CN-DM, held at RAF base Bad Wulfen. [4302]

Mr. Spellar

Pursuant to my recent answer of 25 June regarding chemical weapon grenades(Official Report, column 547), it should have been pointed out that the grenades at BAD Wulfen were of US origin, not British, and are believed to have been abandoned at the base during a brief period of US occupation in June 1945. The British Army had no grenades of that type.