§ Rear-Admiral Morgan Giles
asked the President of the Board of Trade, what assistance his Department provided to the British manufacturers exhibiting at the 26th International Aerospace Exhibition at Le Bourget, Paris, in June.
§ Mr. Redhead
The Board of Trade assisted British exhibitors at the Paris Air Show, by providing, in conjunction with the Ministry of Aviation, an official stand which demonstrated the co-operation between the Government and industry in the development of certain major aviation projects, as well as space for a demonstration of guided missiles and an official press information centre manned by the appropriate ministries and the Society of British Aerospace Companies. In addition, the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Aviation loaned aircraft for the static and flying displays and my right hon. Friend, the Minister of Aviation, spent two days at the show during which he visited a large number of British stands.