§ 24. Sir Ian Orr-Ewing
asked the Secretary of State for Defence whether he will order three frigates in the current financial year; and when the first type 82 will be laid down.
§ Mr. J. P. W. Mallalieu
Two Leanders have been ordered in this financial year, and a third was ordered in March; the first Type 82 should be laid down in 1967.