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Aircraft Carriers: Procurement

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 70336, tabled on 13 April 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to paragraph 2.33 of the National Audit Office report, Delivering Carrier Strike, published on 16 March 2017, whether his Department plans to fund the Queen Elizabeth class carriers' logistic enablers in SDSR 2020.

Answered on

24 April 2017

The Department will continue to explore a variety of options to augment the capabilities of the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers in future. Decisions on funding will be taken at the appropriate time within the Defence annual budget cycle.

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