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Technological Standards

Volume 167: debated on Wednesday 14 February 1990

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24.

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what response he will be making to the report produced for the European Commission by the university of Louvain in respect of its assessment of the United Kingdom's technological standards; and if he will make a statement.

93.

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what response he will be making to the report produced for the European Commission by the university of Louvain in respect of its assessment of the United Kingdom's technological standards; and if he will make a statement.

The report does not actually highlight the United Kingdom's technological backwardsness. The Government are well aware of the challenge of 1992 and we have policies in place to help firms in all regions to rise to it.