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Persian Gulf (Naval Deployments)

Volume 124: debated on Tuesday 8 December 1987

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To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement concerning the second group of Royal Navy Hunt class mine countermeasure vessels that are to depart for the Gulf in January 1988.

It is not our general practice to give details of the future programmes of Royal Navy ships. However, it will, of course, be necessary to relieve the ships supporting our mine countermeasures activities in the Gulf area in due course.