§ Mr. Gray
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what was the total cost to the taxpayer in respect of the construction, including the amount paid to the shipyard and the cost of weapons and sensor systems, incurred by his Department of(a) HMS Argyle, (b) HMS Marlborough and (c) HMS Lancaster. 
§ Dr. Moonie
The information is not readily available. I will write to the hon. Member and a copy of my letter will be placed in the Library of the House.