HC Deb 18 March 1991 vol 188 c41W
Mr. Andrew F. Bennett

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence whether HMS Resolution, HMS Revenge and HMS Repulse have undergone full detailed inspection of their nuclear reactors and primary cooling circuits.

Mr. Archie Hamilton

In common with all Royal Navy nuclear-powered submarines, the nuclear propulsion systems of the Polaris submarine fleet are subject to continuous monitoring procedures and rigorous safety checks, and are inspected regularly in the course of the fleet's routine maintenance programme.

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