HC Deb 06 June 1996 vol 278 cc521-2W
Mr. Dalyell

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the submarine reactor flasks being built by Rolls-Royce and Associates. [31327]

Mr. Arbuthnot

A contract for the design and build of purpose-built used fuel flasks for the transportation of used submarine reactor fuel was awarded to Rolls-Royce and Associates in May 1995. Manufacture of the flasks is sub-contracted to BNFL Engineering Ltd. Delivery is currently planned for the end of 1998.