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Nuclear Deterrence

Volume 205: debated on Tuesday 3 March 1992

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To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if, when he next meets his European counterparts, he will discuss with them levels of nuclear deterrence.

My next meeting with my European counterparts will be at the meeting in Oslo on 5 and 6 March of the Independent European Programme Group, which deals with equipment procurement issues.


To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the necessity for a continuing nuclear deterrent.

The Government believe, in common with our NATO allies, that nuclear weapons remain essential as the ultimate guarantee of our security.