§ Mr. David Porter
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy if he will make a statement on his assessment of the likely effects on North sea gas and oil installation manufacturing in(a) East Anglia and (b) the United Kingdom generally, of the air-sea combat manoeuvring system.
§ Mr. Peter Morrison
I understand that British Aerospace is considering a project which would involve the fabrication of six small towers. United Kingdom fabrication yards should be in a strong position to compete for the work if the project goes ahead.