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.
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.