HC Deb 29 October 1984 vol 65 c790W
Mr. Bidwell

asked the Prime Minister if Her Majesty's Government will consider using the Hastings aircraft based in Cyprus to assist in the distribution of foodstuffs to relieve the famine in Ethiopia.

The Prime Minister

There are no Hastings aircraft in British bases in Cyprus. We have asked our Ambassador to discuss with the Ethiopian authorities the need for aircraft.