Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he has made of the address made on 16 March by the former United States Senator Sam Nunn to the International Conference on Nuclear Security: Global Directions for the Future.
Mr Llew Smith: On the question of weapons of mass destruction, in particular nuclear weapons, going back to a previous job held by the Minister and a far more important one, editor of Tribune, I know that he was a supporter of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, if he was not a member. With that in mind, does he agree that there are no circumstances that justify the use of nuclear weapons? While I am on...
Mr Llew Smith: My question was not whether the Minister could foresee any circumstances. I asked whether he accepts that under no circumstances could the use of nuclear weapons be justified. This is a Government position and I assume, as the Minister is part of the Government, that he has no problems answering that particular question.
Mr Llew Smith: Will the Minister give way?
Mr Llew Smith: I recently asked the Foreign Secretary in a written question if he would "list each multilateral negotiating forum in which United Kingdom nuclear weapons are under discussion pursuant to . . . Article 6 of the . . . non proliferation treaty." My hon. Friend the Minister for Europe, answering on behalf of the Foreign Secretary, stated: "None." —[ Official Report, 10 March 2005; Vol. 431...
Mr Llew Smith: Will my hon. Friend give way?
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what assessment she has made of the merits of publishing the original Nirex list of potential sites' suitability for the burial of nuclear waste.
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Solicitor-General if she will list the (a) documents and (b) other written material released to date by her Department under the Freedom of Information Act 2000; and what categories of information her Office has refused to release.
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Prime Minister how many pages constituted the legal opinion provided to Cabinet setting out the Attorney-General's advice on the legality of military action against Iraq in March 2003.
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Prime Minister when he received a letter from Sakue Shimohira on behalf of the Association for the Bereaved Families of the Atomic Bomb Dead in Nagasaki; and what response he has made.
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations he has made to Israel following statements by senior Israeli political figures that Israel is considering a pre-emptive military attack on Iranian nuclear facilities.
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what plans her Department has to review low level radioactive waste management policy.
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what methods she plans to use to publicise the new UK sustainable development strategy, "Securing the Future", with particular reference to schools, colleges and universities.
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether it is his policy to allow information obtained under torture from British citizens held by another country in prosecutions carried out under anti-terrorist legislation.
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many delegates registered for his Department's conference on 18 January on protection against chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear terrorist threats have indicated on the application questionnaire a background in each relevant discipline; what guidance has been given by the security services in the selection of delegates to...
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Prime Minister for what reasons alleged known terrorists at large in the United Kingdom, to whom he referred in his interview on Woman's Hour on 28 February, have not yet been detained.
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people were (a) arrested, (b) charged and (c) convicted of offences in the United Kingdom between 11 September 2001 and 31 December 2004.
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will list the nuclear weapons in the United Kingdom stockpile which have been (a) withdrawn from service and (b) dismantled, (i) unilaterally and (ii) as a result of multilateral negotiations pursuant to United Kingdom obligations under Article six of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs pursuant to the oral answer of 1 March 2005, Official Report, column 805, which parts of the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (a) recognise the United Kingdom as a nuclear state and (b) legally allow the United Kingdom to hold nuclear weapons.
Mr Llew Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what additional resources she plans to commit to the Sustainable Development Commission in support of the new role of evaluating and reporting progress made by Government in delivering their sustainable development commitments, as announced in the recent report on sustainability.