HC Deb 07 February 1985 vol 72 cc647-8W
20. Mr. Molyneaux

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what representations he has received from trades unions in Short Brothers on the Tucano project.

Dr. Boyson

The trades unions in Shorts have written to my right hon. Friend expressing their strong support for the company's bid for the new Royal Air Force basic trainer contract. Their letter points out the merit of the Shorts Tucano for this contract and highlights the employment which would result both in Northern Ireland and elsewhere in the United Kingdom.

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