HC Deb 12 February 1980 vol 978 cc564-5W
24. Mr. R. C. Mitchell

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what proposals he has for new naval shipbuilding

Mr. Speed

There is a substantial and continuing Naval shipbuilding programme, which includes nuclear-powered fleet submarines, Type 42 destroyers. Type 22 frigates and mine counter-measures vessels. Further details of the programme will be given in the Statement on the Defence Estimates which will be published shortly.