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Aircraft Carriers: Construction

Defence written question – answered on 17th December 2008.

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Photo of Elliot Morley Elliot Morley Labour, Scunthorpe

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence when he expects construction of the two new aircraft carriers to commence.

Photo of Quentin Davies Quentin Davies Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence) (Defence Equipment and Support)

Construction is already under way, and will continue with the first cut of steel in the main shipyards of the Aircraft Carrier Alliance scheduled for 2009.

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