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Radar Base (Western Isles)

Volume 893: debated on Monday 16 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence what will be the cost of the construction of the NATO early warning base commenced in North Uist this year; approximately how long it will take to complete; and what is the area of land involved.

The possibility of replacing the existing Royal Air Force radar installation at Benbecula at a site on the island of North Uist is at present under consideration, but only a soil survey has so far been undertaken.