To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the Defence Committee’s Third Report of Session 2021–22, We’re going to need a bigger Navy, HC 168, published on 14 December 2021, what investigation has taken place to determine whether the twice replaced reactor core on HMS Vanguard is evidence of a generic defect affecting other vessels.
10 January 2022
I refer the hon. Member to the written statement laid in the House on 5 November 2018 by the then Secretary of State for Defence, the rightt hon. Gavin Williamson, HCWS1065.