§ 28. Mr. Aspinwall
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what progress his Department has made in developing protective measures against chemical weapons.290W
§ 55. Mr. Neil Thorne
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what research his Department has carried out on the likely civilian casualties which might result from an attack on the United Kingdom with chemical weapons.
§ Mr. Douglas Hogg
The Government are examining ways of warning and protecting the population against attack with chemical weapons. This work is not yet complete. The Government do not make detailed estimates of casualties which would depend on the strategic intention of the enemy and circumstances at the time.