§ Mr. Foulkes
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what proposals have been made to him by the British Geological Survey for help with monitoring of explosions and related work at Beaufort's dyke and other arms dumps; when he expects to be able to respond; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Raymond S. Robertson
[holding answer 8 February 1996]: Arrangements have been made to discuss the British Geological Survey proposals. My noble Friend the Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and the Environment will write to the hon. Member after these discussions have taken place.