Aircraft Carriers

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Defence – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 13 July 2015.

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Photo of Sheryll Murray Sheryll Murray Conservative, South East Cornwall 2:30, 13 July 2015

The House will know of my special interest because my daughter is an officer in the Royal Navy, and I know that she and her colleagues will welcome the 2% commitment. The excellent initial sea training facility in my constituency at HMS Raleigh contributes to the economy of Torpoint and the surrounding area. Is the Minister confident that we are meeting the training requirements necessary to ensure that we have the manpower to run those ships?