The annual values of our total exports to the Republic of South Africa are obtainable from Account IV of the appropriate December issues of the Trade and Navigation Accounts. It is not our policy to disclose the total value of armaments exported to other countries. As far as total exports to South Africa are concerned, they have been rising in recent months, and we expect them to reach a higher level this year than in recent past years.
Is my hon. Friend aware that any cancellations of orders for supersonic naval strike aircraft, which incidentally are wholly unsuitable in terms of security duties, could cause unemployment in east Yorkshire? Would not my hon. Friend agree that the cancellation of orders for political pm-poses is bound to have repercussions on our export trade?