HC Deb 09 December 1986 vol 107 cc140-1W
24. Sir John Biggs-Davison

asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement about the deployment and role of Her Majesty's forces in the south Atlantic.

Mr. Stanley

I refer my hon. Friend to the reply I gave to the hon. Member for Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley (Mr. Foulkes) on 6 November at columns576–7.

Mr. Hancock

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what was the value and amount and type of Government equipment sold recently in the Falkland Islands.

Mr. Archie Hamilton

[pursuant to his reply 3 December 1986, c. 664]: Details of Ministry of Defence surplus equipments sold locally in the Falkland Islands between 1 April and 30 November 1986 are as follows:

Items Amount received
2 Naval Fleet Tenders £45,399.00
2 Naval Ammunition Barges
1 HMP Falkland Sound Vessel
1,000 metres Cable
2 Water Tanks
Cast vehicles (various)
Miscellaneous items:
Tool kits
Inner tubes
Cotton rags
Light unit

Note: Details of individual prices are commercial in confidence.