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Hospital Ships: Finance

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 211335, tabled on 22 January 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether he has plans to fund or part-fund a UK hospital ship.

Answered on

29 January 2019

The Ministry of Defence's requirement for a hospital ship is provided by RFA ARGUS. The consideration of options to deliver the capability provided by ARGUS after she leaves service remains ongoing.