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British Ship Research Association

Volume 893: debated on Monday 16 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will make a statement on the future of the British Ship Research Association, Wallsend on Tyne, which is funded by his Department and individual shipbuilding companies, following the nationalisation of the shipbuilding industry.

It is expected that BSRA will continue to play a primary rĂ´le in research and development in the shipbuilding industry. BSRA's future relationship with British shipbuilders following nationalisation will be a matter for discussion between the RA and the organising committee to be set up after the Second Reading of the Aircraft and Shipbuilding Industries Bill.