HL Deb 27 February 1992 vol 536 cc15-6WA
Lord Hylton

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What encouragement or assistance they are giving to companies engaged on military and defence work to develop alternative products and services.

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (The Earl of Arran)

Decisions affecting the future of a company, including its product lines, are best left to the commercial judgment of its management.