asked the Minister of Aviation what was the total number of aircraft, and of what kind, booked for export in 1961; and how these figures compare with 1960 and 1959, respectively.
As the Answer contains a number of figures, I will, with permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
While I am awaiting that information, can the hon. Gentleman read my mind a little: are our exports going up or are they falling?
I am glad to say that in 1961 they were up by value on 1960, and civil aircraft were up by both numbers and by value.
Following is the Answer: