§ Mr. Dalyell
asked the Secretary of State for Defence if diving operations for documents and strategic material in the wreck of HMS Coventry have now been completed: and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Lee
As the hon. Member was told on 15 November 1982 (Official Report, column 44), naval divers were deployed to recover classified equipment and documents from the wreck of HMS Coventry. This work was successfully completed later that year.