HC Deb 26 January 1965 vol 705 cc174-5W
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.