§ Mr. Duncan Smith
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the cost when new was of(a) HMS London, (b) HMS Boxer, (c) HMS Beaver and (d) HMS Brave.
§ Dr. Moonie
HMS London, HMS Boxer, HMS Beaver and HMS Brave, when new in the 1980s, cost approximately £159 million, £147 million, £148 million and £166 million respectively. The costs are at the price level relevant to the year in which each ship was delivered.