HL Deb 22 March 1999 vol 598 cc133-4WA
Baroness David

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What progress has been made towards collating the information which the Ministry of Defence has about mechanisms which could be used to test for the presence of uranium in the human body. [HL936]

The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence (Lord Gilbert)

Work to collate this information has now been completed and my honourable friend, the Minister of State for the Armed Forces, published a detailed paper entitledTesting for the presence of depleted uranium in UK veterans of the Gulf conflict: The Current Position last Friday. Copies have been placed in the Library of the House.