HC Deb 16 November 1966 vol 736 c418
13. Mr. Handing

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what steps he is taking to ensure that aircraft carriers serving with the Fleet are capable of all the tasks facing a modern aircraft carrier.

Mr. J. P. W. Mallalieu

As long as we have the carriers, we will keep them in a fit state to do the jobs we plan for them during the rest of their lives.