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Nuclear Weapons

Volume 451: debated on Tuesday 7 November 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence whether classified material relevant to the United Kingdom nuclear deterrent was compromised in the recent reported leak of documents from Los Alamos nuclear weapons laboratory. (99078)

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what assessment he has made of the effect on the continuation of (a) Devonport and (b) Faslane naval base of a decision not to proceed with a new generation of the nuclear deterrent. (99079)

Officials are working to prepare for decisions on the future of the UK’s nuclear deterrent. This work is considering the implications for support infrastructure. It remains our intention that these decisions will be taken later this year, following which we will publish a White Paper.