§ Mr. Donohoe
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what conclusions have been reached by his Department relating to the Royal Naval Auxiliary Service.
§ Mr. Hanley
As announced by my right hon. and learned Friend the Secretary of State for Defence on 18 October 1993,Official Report, column 39, there is no continuing defence role for the Royal Naval Auxiliary Service. After a properly managed rundown, the RNXS will disband from 31 March 1994.