§ 30. Mr. Wingfield Digby
asked the Secretary of State for Defence what cuts in defence expenditure he is proposing to make in Singapore.
§ 55. Mr. Stratton Mills
asked the Secretary of State for Defence what cuts in defence expenditure he is proposing to make in Singapore and Malaysia.
§ 57. Mr. Dickens
asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the future level of defence expenditure proposed for Singapore.
§ Mr. Healey
I hope to consult the Singapore and Malaysia Governments in due course about our plans for further reductions in the area; but, as I said in my Speech in the debate on Monday, 27th February, I look forward to the possibility of reducing British forces as a whole in the Far East by the end of the next financial year within a total bracket of 18,000–23,000.—[Vol. 742, c. 104.]