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Military Aircraft: Manufacturing Industries

Volume 495: debated on Monday 6 July 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what support his Department provides to UK (a) financial and (b) other manufacturers bidding for fighter jet contracts; and if he will make a statement. (283592)

Government support to the export efforts of the UK defence industry, including the aerospace sector, is led by UKTI. This Department works closely to support their Defence and Security Organisation on these matters, for example, where Defence Ministers raise such issues with their counterparts or through the provision of equipment for demonstration.