HC Deb 19 March 1998 vol 308 c724W
Mr. Keith Simpson

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he intends to publish a White Paper on Smart Procurement before the end of March; and if he will make a statement. [35199]

Mr. George Robertson

The Smart Procurement initiative is part of the Strategic Defence Review. I envisage publishing the Review White Paper in the first part of this year.