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Harland and Wolff

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN HL3785, tabled on 24 November 2022

To ask His Majesty's Government, further to the remarks by Baroness Goldie on 22 November (HL Deb cols 1272–5), what is the size of the current Harland & Wolff workforce; and when it last built a ship for the Royal Navy.

Answered on

8 December 2022

The size and distribution of the current Harland and Wolff workforce is a matter for the company.

Harland and Wolff was last awarded a Ministry of Defence contract to build RFA Fort Victoria in 1986. The ship was launched in 1990 and completed in 1994.