§ Mr. Brown
We are discussing proposals with South Africa for reductions in our provisions under this agreement which does not commit us to maintain 973 any particular level of force, but I cannot give details about this. Subject to statements made in the past about restrictions which we thought it right to impose and about which the House knows, we are certainly carrying out our side of the agreement.
§ Mr. Biggs-Davison
Is it not a fact that the Falkland Islands affair showed the importance of Simonstown to the Royal Navy and Great Britain?