§ Lord HYLTON
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What was the value of arms both new and second-hand sold in the last three years for which figures are available (a) by Her Majesty's Government to foreign Governments and (b) by British exporters direct to overseas buyers.
§ Lord WINTERBOTTOM
The total value of arms both new and second-hand sold in the years 1974–75, 1975–76 and 1976–77 is estimated, at prices current in the years concerned, as follows:
1974–75 1975–76 1976–77 £m £m £m Overseas sales of arms by Her Majesty's Government 147 159 184 Overseas sales of armsby British exporters 321 371 416 Totals 468 530 600