Parliamentary Records

The Acronym Institute monitors news and developments on nuclear weapons policy in the UK Parliament. Parliamentary Records are excerpts of questions and debates in Parliament that are published by Hansard (the official report of proceedings of the House of Commons and the House of Lords) and are reproduced in brief on the Acronym Institute website along with a link to the original reference in Hansard.
Scottish Parliament, First Minister’s Question Time: Trident
 
4 April 2014, Item 4

Kevin Stewart (Aberdeen Central) (SNP): 

4. To ask the Deputy First Minister what the Scottish Government's position is on the Trident nuclear weapons system being based in Scotland. (S4F-02012)
 

The Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for...

HoC Written Answers to Questions, Foreign & Commonwealth Office: Nuclear Security Summit
 
1 April 2014, Column 602W

Paul Flynn: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs pursuant to the answer of 25 March 2014, Official Report, column 189W, on the Nuclear Security Summit, which organisations made what suggestions to the UK's contribution to that Summit. [193807]

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Hof C Written Ministerial Statements, Defence: Nuclear Safety Committee/Nuclear Research Advisory Council
 
31 March 2014, Column 62W

The Secretary of State for Defence (Mr Philip Hammond): I am today announcing the start of the triennial reviews of the Defence Nuclear Safety Committee (DNSC) and the Nuclear Research...

HoC Written Answers to Questions, Defence: Nuclear Installations
 
25 March 2014, Column 184W

Paul Flynn: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what assessment he has made of the future cost of the decommissioning of facilities at (a) AWE Aldermaston, (b) AWE Burghfield and (c) Sellafield once the operating life of those facilities has come to an end. [192653]

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Hof C Written Ministerial Statements, Business, Innovation and Skills: Consolidated EU and National Arms Export Licensing Criteria
 
25 March 2014, Column 9WS

The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (Vince Cable): The UK’s defence industry can make an important contribution to international security, as well as provide economic benefit to the UK. The legitimate international trade in arms enables Governments to protect...

HoC Written Answers to Questions, Defence: Dounreay
 
24 March 2014, Column 54W

Paul Flynn: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) when the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) was informed of the leak of radiation which occurred at the Vulcan nuclear test reactor at Dounreay in January 2012; and for what reason there was a delay in informing ONR of that incident; [...

HoC Written Answers to Questions, Defence: Nuclear Submarines
 
24 March 2014, Column 59W

Alison Seabeck: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what estimate he has made of the longevity of fuel rods used in the Vanguard and Astute class submarines under normal patrol conditions since the leakage incident at Dounreay. [192376]

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HofC Written Answers to Questions, Defence: Nuclear Submarines
 
18 March 2014, Column 585W

Angus Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what investigations were conducted to establish the safety of reactors on board the Royal Navy's nuclear powered submarines following the discovery of problems with reactor cooling systems at the Dounreay Naval Reactor Test...

HofC Written Answers to Questions, Defence: Trident
 
18 March 2014, Column 586W

Jonathan Edwards: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) what financial contribution would be requested from the Welsh Government in relocation costs if Trident were moved to the Cleddau in the event of Scottish independence;

(2) what estimate he has made of the (a) cost and (b)...

HofC Written Answers to Questions, Prime Minsiter: Israel
 
18 March 2014, Column 554W

Paul Flynn: To ask the Prime Minister whether the possibility of Israel (a) disarming its nuclear weapons capability and (b) joining the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty was discussed with (i) his Israeli counterpart, (ii) other Israeli ministers and (iii) members of the Knesset during his visit...