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Sailing Vessel Marques (Loss)

Volume 80: debated on Friday 14 June 1985

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asked the Prime Minister whether she has received a letter from Ms. Shirley Cooklin about the loss of the Marques.

Yes. I sympathise with her in the loss of her son and she is right to refer to all those who lost their lives in this tragedy as splendid examples of adventurous youth at its best She also expressed her concern about the timing of the formal investigation into the loss of the Marques. Arrangements are being made to set up the court of inquiry as soon as practicable.