HC Deb 22 June 1966 vol 730 c568
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.