§ Mr. Deakins
asked the Secretary of State for Defence if there are any North Atlantic Treaty Organisation plans to acquire cruise missiles for the delivery of conventional warheads.
§ Mr. Pattie
NATO has recently agreed to study the possibility and value of this and other kinds of long range missile equipped with conventional warheads. We have at present no plans to acquire such missiles. Our studies are at an early stage.
§ Mr. Canavan
asked the Secretary of State for Defence whether there are plans for the location of cruise missiles in Scotland; and if he will make a statement.