HC Deb 22 June 2004 vol 422 c1298W
Mr. Nicholas Brown

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what formal linkage there is between jobs in the UK defence industry and the SABR helicopter project. [179254]

Mr. Ingram

There is no formal linkage between United Kingdom jobs and the Support, Amphibious and Battlefield Rotorcraft (SABR) helicopter project. The SABR project could offer an excellent opportunity for UK industry to secure future business and, in line with the Defence Industrial Policy, the benefit to the UK economy will be taken into account in determining our procurement strategy.

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