Ben Wallace – 2021 Comments on Launch of National Shipbuilding Offices

The comments made by Ben Wallace, the Secretary of State for Defence, on 13 September 2021.

The creation of the National Shipbuilding Office and the appointment of Rear Admiral Rex Cox marks a further demonstration of this Government’s ambition to supercharge the UK’s shipbuilding industry across all four corners of the UK.

The newly formed Office will be the strategic centre that drives transformative change across the shipbuilding industry and wider maritime sector and supply chains.