HC Deb 17 April 1972 vol 835 cc3-4W
43. Mr. Dan Jones

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will make a statement regarding his recent discussions with the Chairman of Lock-heeds of the United States of America regarding the TriStar and British European Airways' future requirements of such aircraft.

Mr. Michael Heseltine

The Chairman of Lockheeds told my right hon. Friend and me of his hopes of an early B.E.A. TriStar order and I explained that was a matter best left to the commercial judgment of the British Airways Board and British European Airways.