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Defence Equipment

Volume 82: debated on Tuesday 2 July 1985

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29.

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what have been the ratios of reciprocal sales and purchases of defence equipment between the United Kingdom and the United States of America through the so-called two way street over the last five years for which figures are available.

For the last five years for which figures are available the approximate ratios are:

Ratio
1979–801·5 : 1
1980–812·0 : 1
1981–822·0 : 1
1982–831·9 : 1
1983–84*2·1 : 1
* Provisional.