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Warships (Export)

Volume 885: debated on Tuesday 28 January 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether it is currently Government policy to ban the export by British shipbuilders of warships to South Africa, Greece or Portugal.

Requests from overseas Governments to purchase warships are considered on their merits. This would also apply to Greece or Portugal. Our policy on South Africa is already well known, and I have nothing to add to my right hon. Friend's statement of 4th December 1974.