HC Deb 26 January 1987 vol 109 c132W
Mr. Cohen

asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement about the purposes and costs of the proposed communications satellite, project Zircon.

Mr. Younger

In accordance with the practice of successive Governments, I am not prepared to give details of intelligence matters.

Mr. Campbell-Savours

asked the Secretary of State for Defence (a) when he first learned of the existence of the series of programmes on the Secret Society and (b) the programme on the Zircon satellite system.

Mr. Younger

I refer the hon. Member to the reply given by my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister earlier today.