§ 49. Mr. Kershaw
asked the Minister of Technology what steps he will propose to avoid the loss of the technical skills of skilled aircraft workers and design teams dispersed as a consequence of the cancellation by the Government of the order for the HS681 and other aircraft.54W
This is one aspect of the review referred to by my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister on 16th February in reply to my hon. Friend the Member for Oldham (Mr. Hale). My Department is participating in this review and until it has been completed it would be premature for me to make a statement.