§ Patrick Mercer
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence which major procurement projects are behind schedule; and what the costs of the over-runs are(a) expressed as a percentage of the original estimated budget and (b) in real terms. 
§ Dr. Moonie
Information as to the time and cost of 30 major defence procurement projects is published annually in the National Audit Office report on the Ministry of Defence's Major Projects Reports (MPR). The latest report, "MPR 2002", was published on 4 December 2002. Copies are available in the Library of the House.