HC Deb 23 July 1999 vol 335 c699W
Mr. Colvin

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what are his plans for the future of RAF Scampton. [92468]

Mr. Doug Henderson

I will write to the hon. Member and a copy of my letter will be placed in the Library of the House.

Name Length (metres) Weight/Displacement (tons) Type
Portsmouth Naval Base/Dockyard1 USS Iowa 270 57,000 Battleship
Devonport Naval Base2 RFA Brambleleaf 170 40,870 RFA (Royal Fleet Auxiliary)
Devonport Dockyard HMS Invincible 209.1 20,600 Aircraft Carrier
HMS Illustrious 209.1 20,600 Aircraft Carrier
RFA Bayleaf 170.7 37,747 RFA
RFA Orangeleaf 170.7 37,747 RFA
Rosyth Dockyard HMS Ark Royal 209.1 20,600 Aircraft Carrier
RFA Brambleleaf 170 40,870 RFA
1 Portsmouth Dockyard ceased to be a fully fledged dockyard in 1984. The Fleet Maintenance Repair Organisation (FMRO) became its successor organisation. FMRO Portsmouth transferred to commercial management on 28 February 1998.
2 Information for Devonport Naval Base has been included for completeness.