§ 67. Lieut.-Commander KENWORTHY
asked how many British aeroplane firms are showing at the Paris Exhibition; whether the number is satisfactory; and what steps are being taken to encourage and assist British firms to attend foreign exhibitions of aircraft?
Captain GUEST (Joint Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury)
I have been asked to reply to this question. The answer to the first and second parts is that six British aeroplane firms are showing at the Paris Exhibition, and that on the whole this number of exhibitors may be taken to be satisfactory. The Society of British Aircraft Constructors was unable to obtain sufficient space on the ground floor for a corporate exhibit, and, therefore, are not exhibiting. In regard to the last part of the question, offers of assistance were made to the Society of British Aircraft Constructors at a meeting held early in October.