§ Captain Kerby
asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he is aware that the Australian Government is contemplating a reduction in its order for American F111 aircraft; and whether he will consider making a revision in future British requirements for this aircraft.
§ Mr. Healey
Australian orders for American aircraft are a matter for the Australian Government. As regards the second part of the question, there has been no change in our plans to purchase 50 F 111K aircraft for the Royal Air Force.