HC Deb 07 March 1988 vol 129 c60W
Mr. Dalyell

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the answer of 26 February,Official Report, column 378, (1) how each of the various pieces of Vanguard submarine lost overboard on 5 to 6 February were secured to the deck of the ship;

(2) what progress has been made in the attempts to recover the five Vanguard submarine sections lost on 5 to 6 February; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Sainsbury

Until the results of the inquiry into the incidents are known, I have nothing to add to my statements to the House on 15 and 26 February, at columns 448–9 and 378–80 respectively.