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Defence

Volume 710: debated on Tuesday 15 March 2022

National Shipbuilding Strategy

The following is an extract from the statement on the National Shipbuilding Strategy on 10 March 2022.

Today, I am delighted to announce that we are going one step further by publishing our refreshed national shipbuilding strategy. Drawing on the multi-talented skills of the Government, industry and academia, and backed up by more than £5 billion of Government investment over the next three years, the plan creates the framework for our future UK maritime success.

[Official Report, 10 March 2022, Vol. 710, c. 505.]

Letter of correction from the Minister for Defence Procurement, the hon. Member for Horsham (Jeremy Quin):

An error has been identified in my statement.

The correct information should have been:

Today, I am delighted to announce that we are going one step further by publishing our refreshed national shipbuilding strategy. Drawing on the multi-talented skills of the Government, industry and academia, and backed up by more than £4 billion of Government investment over the next three years, the plan creates the framework for our future UK maritime success.