HC Deb 25 October 1982 vol 29 c284W
17. Mr. Robert Atkins

asked the Secretary of State for Industry what funds have been provided from his Department toward projects currently under consideration by British Aerospace.

Mr. Butcher:

British Aerospace has applied for various forms of assistance from the Department of Industry, including launch aid for its participation in the proposed airbus A320. Details of these pending applications must remain commercially confidential. My hon. Friend the Minister of State described the support given to British Aerospace by the Department of Industry in the last financial year to my hon. Friend in answer to his question on 12 July.