§ Mr. Barnett
asked the Secretary of State for Defence what were the results of official discussions with Australia as to the provision by them of military facilities; what will be the costs of such facilities to Great Britain; and how much Australia will contribute.
§ Mr. Healey
We are still discussing these matters with the Australian Government. The position remains as set out in my written reply to the hon. Member for West Lothian (Mr. Dalyell) on 27th April.
§ Mr. James Davidson
asked the Secretary of State for Defence what arrangements have been made with the Australian Government to provide base and servicing facilities for British forces east of Suez following their withdrawal from permanent British bases in that area.