HC Deb 08 November 1976 vol 919 cc47-8W
Mr. Farr

asked the Minister for Overseas Development if, in order to save unnecessary expenditure at a later date,

Mr. Duffy

There has been a delay of six weeks from the completion date originally planned. I have no reason to foresee that the completion date of 10th December will not be met. HMS "Hermes" is planned to complete her post-relit trials and operational sea training by the spring of next year.