To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what plans he has to resume nuclear testing (a) to measure nuclear warhead stockpile stability and (b) to produce new design of nuclear weapons. 
I refer my hon. Friend to the answer given by my right hon. Friend the Minister of State for the armed forces on 11 June 2003, Official Report, column 917W, to my hon. Friend the Member for Nottingham, South (Alan Simpson).