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Blowpipe Missiles

Volume 113: debated on Monday 30 March 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what action he has taken to investigate allegations in the Tower commission report that representatives of Short Bros. held discussions with United States Government officials regarding supplying Blowpipe missiles to the Contra forces.

There is no evidence to suggest that Short Brothers has acted in breach of United Kingdom law. Blowpipe has not been supplied to the Contras. The question of an investigation does not arise.