HC Deb 25 June 1998 vol 314 cc568-9W
Mr. Gordon Prentice

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what percentage of the Eurofighter aircraft by value is sourced from(a) the United Kingdom, (b) Germany, (c) Spain and (d) Italy. [46978]

Mr. Spellar

Workshare entitlements, based on the number of aircraft each country is purchasing are: United Kingdom 37.42 per cent., Germany 29.03 per cent., Spain 14.03 per cent. and Italy 19.52 per cent. Any imbalances that arise between production activity levels and entitlements will be addressed during the life of the programme using mechanisms established in the Memoranda of Understanding signed by the partner nations in December 1997.