HC Deb 14 July 1965 vol 716 c75W
54. Mr. Wainwright

asked the Postmaster-General what is the estimated cost in the next five years of the participation by the United Kingdom in the establishment of a global communications satellite system.

Mr. Benn

The United Kingdom Post Office will contribute about £6 million, spread over 5 years, of the £70 million estimated as the cost of establishing the space segment of the global system.