HC Deb 14 December 1982 vol 34 c129W
49. Mr. Hill

asked the Secretary of State for Defence whether he will ensure that a substantial part of the extra defence expenditure to meet costs associated with the Falklands conflict will be directed to under-employed warship-building yards, especially Vosper Thornycroft in Southampton.

Mr. Pattie

I refer my hon. Friend to the statement made today by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Defence.