§ Mr. Warren
asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will make a statement on the assistance given by his Department to the joint European transport aircraft studies and the view of his Department as to the future of this project.
§ Mr. Les Huckfield
It is for British Aerospace to assess the commercial prospects of new civil aircraft projects. My right hon. Friend has received no request for assistance, or other proposals, from British Aerospace regarding the Joint European Transport.