HC Deb 14 January 1988 vol 125 c372W
Mr. Fatchett

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) what representations he has received from the Army about the purchase of Challenger tanks; and if he will make a statement;

(2) when he expects to announce a decision about future orders of tanks for the Army; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Sainsbury

I refer the hon. Member to the answer given on 12 January to my hon. Friend the Member for Bridlington (Mr. Townend) at column200.