HC Deb 15 March 2002 vol 381 c1254W
Mr. Jenkin

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the operational status of HMS Talent is; and if she will be operational for the rest of the year. [43692]

Mr. Ingram

HMS Talent is currently at sea conducting operations and has been operational since September 2001. The submarine is scheduled to remain fully operational until the end of May this year before entering a Lay-up period prior to refit.