§ Mr. Kilfedder
asked the Secretary of of State for Defence how many Admiralty orders have been placed in Clydeside, the North of England and Belfast, respectively, since October, 1964.
§ Mr. Mayhew
Seven orders for new naval ships have been placed in the period, all as a result of competitive tenders. The details are:
- Clydeside—2 Leander Class Frigates and 1 guided missile destroyer.
- North of England—1 guided missile destroyer and 3 stores support ships, one of which will be built by a Clydeside associate of the successful tenderer.
No orders have been placed at Belfast.