§ 31. Mr. Hal Miller
asked the Secretary of State for Defence when he expects to announce outstanding decisions on replacement of ships, aircraft and equipment lost in the Falklands campaign.
§ 33. Mr. Parry
asked the Secretary of State for Defence, further to his reply to the hon. Member for Lambeth on 29 June, Official Report, c. 743, if he can now give an estimate of total costs of the Falkland Islands campaign.
§ 36. Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
asked the Secretary of State for Defence what progress has been made in developing the accommodation and infrastructure on the Falkland Islands in which British Armed Forces have been involved.
§ Mr. Blaker
The first major consignment of portable hutting for the accommodation of the troops on the Falkland Islands has now arrived at Port Stanley. This hutting has the capacity to accommodate 3,000 men. Meanwhile, the Royal Engineers in conjunction with the Falkland Islands Public Works Department are continuing work to repair and improve the water and electricity supply in the Port Stanley area. Houses and roads have also been repaired and emergency work has been completed on the airfield.
§ 38. Mr. Michael McNair-Wilson
asked the Secretary of State for Defence whether he has yet decided on the future garrisoning of the Falkland Islands.499W