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Soviet Scientists (Visit)

Volume 978: debated on Thursday 14 February 1980

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asked the Prime Minister if she was informed or consulted about the visit of five Soviet scientists to Dounreay; and whether this visit is in line with the Government's restriction, as set out in her speech of 28 January, on exchanges between the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union following the invasion of Afghanistan, particularly with regard to exchanges of scientific and technological information.

No. For the reasons explained in my reply to the hon. Member for Inverness (Mr. Johnston) on 13 February, the visit was not cancelled.