HC Deb 27 May 1988 vol 134 cc370-1W
Mr. Wilkinson

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what rate of exchange between the pound sterling and the United States dollar was assumed in deciding the launch aid provided by his Department towards the Airbus A330 and A340 projects.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

Information on the rate of exchange assumed between sterling and the United States dollar, and indeed other aspects of the discussions with the Government on British Aerospace's application for launch aid for the A330/A340 programme, is commercially confidential.