HC Deb 26 February 1968 vol 759 c237W
81. Mr. Dalyell

asked the Minister of Technology if he will give the dates of official visits by himself and junior Ministers of his Department to defence research establishments since the creation of his office.

Mr. Benn

In the period since my Department assumed responsibility for the Aviation research establishments on 15th February, 1967, I have myself visited R.A.E., Farnborough on 12th April, 1967, R.R.E., Malvern on 5th May, 1967 and N.G.T.E., Pyestock on 7th July, 1967.

The Minister of State visited R.A.E. on 17th February, 1967 and N.G.T.E. on 7th July, 1967 and 26th January, 1968.

There were visits by one or more of the Joint Parliamentary Secretaries to R.A.E. on 10th May, 1967, R.R.E. on 24th May, 1967 and N.G.T.E. on 7th July, 1967.