HC Deb 28 October 1980 vol 991 c256W
23. Mr. Newens

asked the Secretary of State for Defence when he expects work to begin on the construction of the equipment and vessels required as part of the Trident nuclear deterrent system: and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Pym

Technical studies are now in progress which will determine the details of the programme. The procurement of certain materials has already started and we expect expenditure to build up progressively from now on.

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