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Part of Defence – in the House of Commons on 10th January 2022.

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Photo of Ben Wallace Ben Wallace The Secretary of State for Defence

I am grateful to the hon. Member for drawing attention to the importance of Plymouth. I have asked our Submarine Delivery Agency and, indeed, the Navy to present plans for investing in its infrastructure, which has suffered for too many decades from a lack of investment because people want the more “sexy” show capabilities rather than the things that underpin keeping our forces ready and fit for battle.