HC Deb 11 March 1997 vol 292 c185W
24. Mr. Luff

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence when he expects to announce the procurement of the second batch of Trafalgar class submarine; and if he will make a statement. [18058]

Mr. Arbuthnot

Negotiations continue with GEC-Marconi. Subject to a satisfactory conclusion, I hope to make an announcement around Easter.