HC Deb 06 May 1983 vol 42 c171W
Mr. George

asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will estimate the percentage of production of (a) the aerospace and (b) shipbuilding industries that is defence related.

Mr. Butcher

The relevant proportions, including Ministry of Defence procurement and exports, are of the order of one-third in the case of the shipbuilding and marine engineering industries, and two-thirds in the case of the aerospace industry.