Nuclear Weapons

Defence written question – answered on 8th September 2014.

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Photo of Paul Flynn Paul Flynn Labour, Newport West

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence

(1) how many nuclear warheads have been (a) lost and (b) lost and not recovered by NATO in the last 30 years;

(2) if he will provide details of each accident involving a nuclear weapon deployed outside of the US in support of NATO in the last 30 years.

Photo of Julian Brazier Julian Brazier The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

The UK does not hold such information as it pertains to the Alliance as a whole.

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