§ Mr. McAllion
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what are the terms of reference for the strategic defence review announced by the Government; and if he will place copies of these in the Library. 
§ Dr. Reid
I refer my hon. Friend to the answer given by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Defence to my hon. Friend the Member for Birmingham, Selly Oak (Dr. Jones) on 19 June 1997,Official Report, column 264. All Members of the House should have received a letter from the Secretary of State setting out the scope of the 548W Strategic Defence Review and how we propose it will be undertaken. A copy of this letter has been placed in the Library of the House.