Nuclear Test Veterans

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Defence – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 28th November 1989.

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Photo of Mr Michael Neubert Mr Michael Neubert , Romford 12:00 am, 28th November 1989

It is true that as we grow older, illnesses increase. I can only reiterate that the report shows no link with radiation from those tests in the Pacific. If such a link were established—a new report has been commissioned to update the figures for a further five years—appropriate compensation would be considered by the Government as a matter of legal liability.