HC Deb 16 June 1988 vol 135 c209W
Mrs. Virginia Bottomley

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster when he last met representatives of the space industry; and what subjects were discussed.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

My hon. Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Industry met the United Kingdom industry space committee on 26 May. There was a wide-ranging discussion of recent developments and future prospects, including the question of the commercialisation of space activities.