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Heathrow Airport (Security)

Volume 29: debated on Thursday 28 October 1982

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asked the Minister for Trade whether, in view of the fact that an American woman was able to enter Heathrow airport on or around 19 August carrying a case containing a revolver with details clearly marked thereon, together with other offensive weapons, he is satisfied with the security precautions at the airport.

Yes. I am satisfied that the security precautions at Heathrow would make it extremely difficult for a passenger to take weapons or other material which might be used for terrorism into an aircraft cabin. That is their main object, hence they concentrate on departing and not arriving passengers.

United Kingdom Imports of steel industry products
'000 tonnes
Belgium-LuxembourgDenmarkFranceWest GermanyGreeceIrish RepublicItalyNetherlands
All products
1982 January3354280212545
February3482893331957
March23123810633941
April286319323060
May326288421837
June389408023128
July264326822330
Wire rod in coil (excluding reinforcing bar)
1982 April1·63·65·70·80·6
May3·12·67·00·10·9
June4·27·87·70·70·6
July2·32·33·70·10·8
Concrete reinforcement bar
1982 April0·60·10·90·00·10·72·6
May0·60·51·10·00·12·10·7
June1·30·76·30·00·31·00·7
July3·20·08·70·10·71·7
Bars and rods, cold finished
1982 April0·10·91·10·00·23·3
May0·00·10·90·00·20·0
June0·00·10·31·00·00·30·1
July0·00·00·21·00·00·30·0
—=none
0·0=less than 50 tonnes

Source:Iron and Steel Statistics Bureau