HC Deb 24 February 1987 vol 111 c210W
24. Mr. Caborn

asked the Secretary of State for Defence how many of his Department's contracts are subject to cancellation charges.

Mr. Archie Hamilton

A clause is included in all major contracts which enables the Ministry to determine these contracts prematurely. The clause provides for the payment of fair and reasonable costs incurred by the contractors in the event of determination.

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