Strategic Defence Review

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills – in the House of Commons at 9:30 am on 7 February 2013.

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Photo of Michael Fallon Michael Fallon The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills 9:30, 7 February 2013

I know that the hon. Gentleman and Mr Robinson discussed that matter in the Department on Monday. I met Rolls-Royce yesterday. I understand that its decisions have to be made primarily in response to changes in key international defence programmes. If the hon. Gentleman is referring to the potential decisions about Ansty, he will know that any run-down there is expected to take several years and that no final decision has been taken.