Type 26 Frigates

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 12th January 2017.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Nicholas Soames Nicholas Soames Conservative, Mid Sussex

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what funding is still required to complete the work planned for the current year of the Type 26 programme.

Photo of Harriett Baldwin Harriett Baldwin The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

The Type 26 programme's Demonstration Phase is progressing and fully funded to its scheduled completion in June 2017.

The start of manufacture of the first batch of the eight planned Type 26 ships in summer 2017 is subject to the conclusion of contract negotiations and the necessary financial approval.

The Type 26 programme will ensure jobs on the Clyde until 2035.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes1 person thinks so

No1 person thinks not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.