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Chemical Weapons

Volume 79: debated on Friday 17 May 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence what information he has as to the countries which have a chemical warfare capacity.

The technology involved in producing most chemical weapons is not very advanced and any industrialised nation could probably develop such weapons if it so desired.

asked the Secretary of State for Defence by what method his Department estimates the Russian chemical stockpile to include over 300,000 tonnes of nerve gas.