Afghanistan: Helicopters — Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:09 pm on 10th December 2008.

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Photo of Lord Lee of Trafford Lord Lee of Trafford Spokesperson in the Lords (Tourism), Culture, Media & Sport, Spokesperson in the Lords, Defence, Whip 3:09 pm, 10th December 2008

My Lords, is it not a massive indictment of the Government's procurement policy that six years after first deploying in Afghanistan they are scratching round the world, borrowing and begging helicopters? Have they thought about trying eBay?