Depleted Uranium:Written question - 210447

Asked by Zac Goldsmith
(Richmond Park)
Asked on: 14 October 2014
Ministry of Defence
Depleted Uranium
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what his policy is on the use of depleted uranium by UK armed forces operating in Iraq and Syria.
Answered by: Mr Mark Francois
Answered on: 27 October 2014
Holding answer received on 21 October 2014

None of the munitions supplied to UK Forces for use over Iraq contains depleted uranium; there are no UK forces operating in Syria. There are no plans to issue depleted uranium weapons to UK forces operating over Iraq.

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