Warships: Procurement

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 27th February 2020.

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Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Labour, North Durham

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when his Department plans to resume the tendering process for the fleet solid support ship contract.

Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Labour, North Durham

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the tender for the fleet solid support ship contract includes the potential cost of overseas in-service support in the event that that contract is not granted to a UK-based contractor.

Photo of Johnny Mercer Johnny Mercer Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (jointly with the Ministry of Defence)

The Ministry of Defence is currently assessing the options for the Fleet Solid Support ship programme, and as part of this process will review the requirement and any procurement strategy. It is not possible to provide any further details until this work has been completed.

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