HC Deb 04 June 1985 vol 80 c147W
32. Mr. Hicks

asked the Secretary of State for Defence how many representations he has received about the future management structure of the royal dockyards since publishing his consultative paper; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Lee

The Ministry of Defence has received some 80 written representations on subjects relating to the future of the royal dockyards since 17 April. They have concerned various aspects of the proposals and the process of consultation, and express a variety of views. In addition there has been continuing expression of interest from the commercial sector.