§ Mr. Trotter
asked the Secretary of State for Defence whether it is proposed to reduce the number of Royal Naval vessels serving in or visiting the Indian Ocean.
§ Mr. Judd
I refer the hon. Member to what my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Defence said in reply to 97W questions arising from his statement on the defence review on 3rd December 1974.—[Vol. 882, c. 1360.] I cannot comment further at this stage on the details of the Royal Navy's future deployments.