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Hms "Edinburgh" (Salvage Contract)

Volume 22: debated on Thursday 29 April 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence whether he is satisfied that no confidential documents of his Department were passed to Jessop Marine in the period before the decision was made to grant the contract for salvaging the gold on HMS "Edinburgh"; and if he will make a statement.

We have no evidence that confidential documents were passed to Jessop Marine Recoveries Ltd. by the Ministry of Defence.