asked Her Majesty's Government:
What responses have been received to the Ministry of Defence's consultative document on screening arrangements for Service personnel and civilians who have served in the Balkans or the Gulf and who are concerned about exposure to depleted uranium.
We are pleased to say that we have received a total of 32 very helpful and constructive responses to our consultative document on technical aspects of a screening programme. These are being used in the development of plans for the next stage of work. We now plan to publish a second consultative document with our proposals by