HC Deb 05 May 1967 vol 746 cc136-7W
Mr. Dalyell

asked the Secretary of State for Defence how many TSR2 aircraft were under order in November, 1964; and what was the Royal Air Force requirement in November, 1964.

Mr. Healey

By November, 1964, 9 development hatch and 11 pre-production aircraft had been ordered and authority had been given for work to begin on 30 full production aircraft. As regards the second part of the question, the total number of aircraft needed was then under review.