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"Leander" Class Frigates

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Spain – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 27th July 1964.

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Photo of Mr Anthony Fell Mr Anthony Fell , Yarmouth 12:00 am, 27th July 1964

Is it not a little inconsistent of the Opposition to get so worried about the possible sale of a few frigates to what they call a Right-wing dictatorship when they themselves supplied three submarines and two frigates to the Right-wing dictatorship of Portugal when they were the Government and 16 Rolls-Royce Nene engines to the Left-wing dictatorship of Russia, which founded the jet age in Russia?