§ 36. Mr. Willey
asked the Secretary of State for Industry whether any progress has been made in formulating a scrap and build scheme for shipbuilding.
§ Mr. Butcher
Scrap and build was last discussed at the Council of Ministers on 20 November 1979. There was considerable scepticism among member States as to whether any form of scrap and build would be cost effective, and the Commission has not put any fresh ideas forward since then.