HC Deb 22 March 1988 vol 130 c114W
147. Mr. Cartwright

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the progress of Anglo-French defence co-operation.

Mr. Ian Stewart

We enjoy a close relationship with France in the defence field and over the coming months will be discussing bilaterally the scope for greater military co-operation with the aim of strengthening the European pillar of NATO.