§ Mr. McWalter
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what plans the Government have to update the United Kingdom Space Plan of 1996; and if he will make a statement on United Kingdom participation in future launcher activities. 
§ Mr. Battle
A new United Kingdom Space Plan, which will address, among other topics, the United Kingdom's participation in future launcher activities is in the process of being prepared.
When the Space Plan is completed it will be placed in the Libraries of the House.