HC Deb 16 December 1981 vol 15 c128W
Sir Frederick Burden

asked the Secretary of State for Defence when HMS "Sovereign" is to begin refuelling and refit at Devonport dockyard; and when the work is due to be completed.

Mr. Blaker

The refit of HMS "Sovereign" will begin in January 1982 and is scheduled to complete in early 1984.