§ Mr. Wilson
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what is the estimated total amount saved by cost reductions on defence procurement contracts let on a competitive basis since 1979.
§ Mr. Sainsbury
I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave to my hon. Friend the Member for Chipping Barnet (Mr. Chapman) on 1 December 1988 at column352. However, I should like to draw attention to an error in this answer; in line 11 it readscompetition can be used to make it impossible",it should readcompetition can be used, make it impossible".