HC Deb 11 November 1999 vol 337 c852W
Mr. Gapes

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on(a) his assessment of the threat from biological weapons to international security and (b) the policy of Her Majesty's Government towards early completion of the negotiations for an effective protocol to strengthen the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention to enable the protocol to be signed at a conference in London during 2000. [98329]

Mr. Hain

I will write to my hon. Friend shortly.