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Surplus Weapons And Arms (Disposal)

Volume 648: debated on Thursday 9 November 1961

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asked the Minister of Defence if he will give figures showing the total numbers and types of weapons and arms surplus to the requirements of the Armed Forces which have been disposed of in the last five years to commercial firms, whether British or foreign.

The following have been sold to commercial firms during the five years ending 31st October, 1961.

With the exception of fifteen of the small vessels, all items were sold to British firms.