HC Deb 16 June 1992 vol 209 c498W
Mr. Home Robertson

To ask the Secretary of State for defence where(a) HMS Courageous and (b) HMS Swiftsure are to be defuelled and subsequently laid up.

Mr. Aitken

HMS Courageous will be defuelled and stored afloat at Devonport. HMS Swiftsure has already been defuelled at Rosyth and is currently being prepared for storage afloat there.