HC Deb 11 February 1986 vol 91 c444W
37. Mr. Simon Hughes

asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he is planning any future economies in the defence budget.

Mr. Younger

I refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave on 30 January to my hon. Friend the Member for Crawley (Mr. Soames) at column627. We shall, of course, continue to seek economies through improved efficiency and through increased competition in equipment procurement.

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