HC Deb 13 January 1989 vol 144 c776W
Mr. Rowe

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if, further to his statement on 20 December 1988 on the Chieftain tank replacement, a contract has now been signed with Vickers.

Mr. Sainsbury

Negotiations on the detailed terms and conditions of the contract are in hand and it is hoped that the contract will be signed shortly.