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Volume 31: debated on Friday 12 November 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence what additional construction and engineering work, and its total cost, will be required at Coulport following his announcement on 9 September; and what land, if any, on the Roseneath peninsula will not now be required for the project.

As my right hon. Friend announced on 9 September, the decision to process our Trident missiles in United States facilities will give rise to major savings. The precise scale of the reduced facilities that we shall now need at Coulport, and their cost, and the requirement for land, are still under detailed study.