§ Mr. Ernie Ross
asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list the contracts placed by McDonnell Douglas in the United Kingdom in each of the past seven years totalling £300 million referred to by the Minister of State for Defence Procurement on 12 April, Official Report, column 527.
§ Mr. Pattie
More than 30 companies have received contracts from McDonnell Douglas covering a wide range of defence and aerospace equipments and including work on the Harpoon, F4, F15, F18, AV8 and AV8B projects. However, details of contracts between United Kingdom companies and McDonnell Douglas are a matter of commercial confidence between the companies concerned.