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Trident Submarines

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN HL6133, tabled on 10 February 2016

To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Earl Howe on 10 February (HL Deb, col 2239), whether a ministerial direction has been given to the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Defence to continue spending on the Vanguard successor submarine programme.

Answered on

18 February 2016

There has been no ministerial direction given to the Permanent Secretary on spending plans for the Successor submarine programme.