HC Deb 13 June 1988 vol 135 c66W
Mr. Clay

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list all overspending by his Department on defence procurement as identified by the Comptroller and Auditor General and the Public Accounts Committee since 1979.

Mr. Sainsbury

Information in the form requested is not held by my Department. However, the following is a list of reports by the Committee of Public Accounts since 1979, most of which have been based on reports by the Comptroller and Auditor General, and which have addressed aspects of defence procurements: