HC Deb 02 December 1987 vol 123 c594W
Mr. O'Neill

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence when it is planned the HMS Ark Royal and HMS Invincible will be refitted.

Mr. Sainsbury

HMS Invincible is currently undergoing refit at Devonport dockyard. Under existing plans HMS Ark Royal should be due for her first refit in the mid-1990s.