HC Deb 07 November 1983 vol 48 c45W
Mr. Dalyell

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what is the cost and composition of the patrol vessel squadron in the Falklands.

Mr. Stanley

Three vessels have been or are being commissioned for patrol duties around the Falkland Islands. The purchase, conversion and other costs associated with bringing these vessels into service will be of the order of £15 million.