§ Mr. Speed
asked the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to his replies to the hon. Member for Ashford on 30 April, Official Report, columns 385–387 and 4 May Official Report, column 55, if he will state the estimated commissioning dates for each of the ships being prepared for active service from the disposal list.
§ Mr. Blaker
HM Ships "Londonderry" and "Falmouth" are already operational. HM Ships "Tartar", "Zulu", "Gurkha" and "Berwick" are being restored to operational service and are planned to be commissioned by the end of July.