§ Mr. O'Neill
asked the Secretary of State for Defence what plans exist for the refurbishment of ships in the Invincible class over the next three years; and what timetable exists for the undertaking of the necessary work.
§ Mr. Archie Hamilton
HMS Invincible is currently undergoing a refit at Devonport dockyard. For all vessels of the class, maintenance in dock will be undertaken at approximately six-monthly intervals. Refit plans are under review.