HC Deb 17 July 1968 vol 768 c211W
28. Mr. R. C. Mitchell

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what progress has been made in the design of new classes of surface ships already announced for the Royal Navy.

Mr. John Morris

The design of the new Sea Dart Destroyer and the new commercially designed frigate are both reaching an advanced stage and orders for the prototype of these two classes will be placed as soon as the designs have been accepted.