HC Deb 07 March 1968 vol 760 c151W
7. Mr. Maudling

asked the Prime Minister what was the calculation of saving of national resources upon which was based the decision to bandon United Kingdom treaty and other commitments in the Gulf.

The Prime Minister

I would refer the right hon. Gentleman to the Statement on Defence Estimates, 1968 (Command 3540) and to the speech of my hon. Friend the Minister of Defence for Administration in this House last Tuesday.—[Vol. 760, c. 253–69.]