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.
HoC Written Answers to Questions, Iran
 
16 October 2014, 209984
Paul Burstow: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what restrictions are in place on trade with, and exports to, Iran; what changes there have been in such restrictions in the last two years; what his policy is on amending the current...
HofC Minsterial Statement, Defence: Submarine dismantling project
 
16 October 2014, 34WS

Philip Dunne: I am announcing today that the Ministry of Defence’s submarine dismantling project (SDP) has published the final shortlist of candidate sites for the storage of intermediate-level radioactive waste removed from nuclear-powered submarines after they have left...

Hof L Written Answers, Trident
 
15 October 2014, 209770

Angus Robertson MP: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the Answer of 14 January 2013, Official Report, column 601W, on Trident, how much his Department has spent to date on studies of whether to refurbish or replace the existing ...

HoC Written Answers to Questions, NATO: Newport
 
15 October 2014

Paul Flynn MP: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will propose at the next NATO Leaders Summit extending that alliance's support for the principles of weapons ban conventions, which are outlined in the Wales Declaration, to nuclear...

Hof L Written Answers, North Korea
 
14 October 2014, HL1957

Lord Myners: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their foreign policy priorities in respect of North Korea.

Baroness Anelay of St Johns: The UK’s foreign policy priorities for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) are...

Hof C Written Ministerial Statements, Defence Nuclear Safety Committee and Nuclear Research Advisory Council (Triennial Reviews)
 
13 October 2014, Column 8WS

The Secretary of State for Defence (Michael Fallon): I am today announcing the publication by the Ministry of Defence of the findings of the triennial reviews of the Defence Nuclear Safety Committee (DNSC) and

13 Oct 2014 : Column 8WS

the Nuclear Research Advisory Council (NRAC)....

HoC Written Answers to Questions, Nuclear Weapons
 
11 September 2014, Column 618W

Paul Flynn: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence pursuant to the answers of 3 July 2014, Official Report, column 725W, on nuclear weapons and of 10 July 2014, Official Report, column 358W, on nuclear weapons, if he will publish the titles of reports requested for the longest most recent...

HoC Written Answers to Questions, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
 
8 September 2014, Column 485W

Kerry McCarthy : To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether anyone from his Department will attend the third international Conference on the Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear Weapons in Vienna in...

HoC Written Answers to Questions, Defence: Nuclear Weapons
 
8 September 2014, Column 492W

Paul Flynn: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) how many nuclear warheads have been (a) lost and (b) lost and not recovered by NATO in the last 30 years; [208050]

(2) if he will provide details of each accident involving a nuclear weapon deployed outside of the US in support of...