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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:31 pm on 3rd March 1992.

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Photo of Mr Geoffrey Dickens Mr Geoffrey Dickens , Littleborough and Saddleworth 3:31 pm, 3rd March 1992

Will my right hon. Friend confirm that he has been sending out clear messages to the rest of the world? Those messages are that whether it is the purchase for the Army of the Chieftain tank, the fourth Trident submarine for the Royal Navy, or today's announcement about a sophisticated British Aerospace weapon for the Royal Air Force, those are the deterrents that we must have. We are saying, "If you take on the United Kingdom, you do so at your peril."