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Nuclear Weapons

Volume 454: debated on Tuesday 5 December 2006

19. To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions she has had with the Ministry of Defence on the foreign policy consequences of renewing the UK's nuclear deterrent. (107323)

My officials and I have had numerous discussions with the Ministry of Defence on all aspects of the UK's future nuclear deterrent. The product of these discussions is the joint White Paper released yesterday from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Ministry of Defence.