HC Deb 31 March 1999 vol 328 c683W
Mr. Steinberg

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to his answer of 10 March 1999,Official Report, column 209, on British Gulf war veterans, if the available tests under a medical assessment programme will include a test specifically to detect the presence of depleted uranium. [79067]

Mr. Doug Henderson

I refer my hon. Friend to my answers of 10 March 1999,Official Report, columns 208–09, and 15 March 1999, Official Report, columns 502–04, and to the detailed paper, "Testing for the presence of depleted uranium in UK veterans of the Gulf conflict: The Current Position", which I published on 19 March. A copy of the paper was sent to my hon. Friend last week and copies were also placed in the Library of the House.