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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Defence – in the House of Commons am 12:00 am ar 10 Gorffennaf 2017.

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Photo of Angela Smith Angela Smith Llafur, Penistone and Stocksbridge 12:00, 10 Gorffennaf 2017

Given the delays in procuring the full order for Type 26 and Type 31 frigates, and given that HMS Ocean is to be paid off because of acute staffing shortages, just how does the Minister envisage that the Royal Navy will be capable of discharging its duties of protecting the UK at home and abroad?