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Volume 477: debated on Friday 13 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what advice he received from the military on methods of disposing of cluster munitions before taking the decision to sign the Dublin Convention. (210665)

Ministers did not receive military advice on methods of disposing of munitions prior to the Dublin Conference.

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what estimate he has made of the cost of disposing of the UK's cluster munitions. (210695)

We are in the process of implementing the provisions of the adopted convention on the UK's cluster munitions and assessing their likely disposal costs. As soon as they become known I will inform the House.