HL Deb 22 March 1984 vol 449 c1468WA
The Earl of Kimberley

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether, until a decsion is made and announced, British Shipbuilders are having to commit money to long-lead items for more than one type of guided weapon system in order to preserve their programme.

Lord Trefgarne

No money has yet been committed on long-lead items for any type of SSGW.