Is the Minister aware that that reply, which does not deny a much-quoted report which appeared in the Express, will be received with some dismay in Kenya, in view of the fact that the people of Kenya want to be assured that they are being consulted in this matter of life and death? Wild he ensure that before any decision is made about the stocking of nuclear weapons in Kenya there will be the fullest possible consultation with representatives of local opinion?
Whether the right hon. Gentleman confirms or denies this, will he tell us that he is taking every step to distribute our deterrent as widely as possible? Is he aware that for the last ten years I have urged that this island is an unsuitable base for the deterrent and that it should be dispersed throughout the Commonwealth?