HC Deb 27 November 1995 vol 267 c489W
Dr. David Clark

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to his answer of 21 November,Official Report, columns 64–66, if he will list the countries to which the surplus vessels were sold; and what were the values of the contracts. [2695]

Mr. Arbuthnot

Vessels from the list given in my earlier answer were sold to: Chile, Ecuador, Lebanon, Indonesia, Portugal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Brazil and India, although the vast majority were sold to the United Kingdom commercial market.

The values of the contracts are commercially confidential and could be released only with the permission of the purchasers.