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"Raleigh" And "Fisgard"

Volume 889: debated on Monday 24 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will detail the effects that proposals contained in the Government's White Paper on Defence Expenditure will have upon the current size, range of activities and functions of HMS "Raleigh" and HMS "Fisgard", Tor-point; whether there will be any reductions in the number of civilians employed at these establishments; and what is the proposed time-scale of any changes.

It is too soon to say. Work is proceeding on the detailed implementation of the proposals contained in the Government's White Paper on Defence Expenditure. There will be no unnecessary delay in making announcements about particular establishments.