HC Deb 15 July 1997 vol 298 cc143-4W
Professor Webb

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what plans he has to include the Trident missile programme within his Strategic Defence Review; and if he will make a statement. [7985]

Dr. Reid

The Government's commitment to retain Trident is one of the policy principles on which the Strategic Defence Review is founded. Within this framework the review will examine all aspects of our deterrence requirements.