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Nuclear-Powered Submarines

Volume 131: debated on Wednesday 13 April 1988

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To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many nuclear-powered submarines he expects to have been taken out of service by the year 2000; and what proposals he is considering for their decommissioning.

On current plans 10 nuclear-powered submarines will have been taken out of service by the year 2000. Sea disposal of the entire submarine, land burial of the intact reactor compartment and piecemeal disposal of the reactor machinery in a deep disposal site to be

Inward investment into Wales by county from 1 April 1983 to 31 December 1987
19831984198519861987Total
CountyProjectInvestment £ MillionsProjectInvestment £ MillionsProjectInvestment £ MillionsProjectInvestment £ MillionsProjectInvestment £ MillionsProjectInvestment £ Millions
Clwyd2120·1529·11039·72249·92945·868284·6
Dyfed136·0510·5127·0712·91756·4
Gwent63·01851·81522·82338·81769·679186·1
Gwynedd110·8130·761·5
Mid Glamorgan39·9825·72349·32437·63066·188188·6
Powys20·610·130·7
South Glamorgan628·0729·31018·920·21337·338113·8
West Glamorgan30·4321·2416·5822·2136·53166·9
Total Wales22161·445163·969158·381175·7113239·0330898·6

Note: Investment figures have been individually rounded and therefore may not equal totals.