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Aviation: Aircraft

Volume 716: debated on Wednesday 13 January 2010

Question

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the total value of financial assistance, grants and launch aid they provided for the development of the Airbus A380. [HL1070]

The Government provided £530 million in a repayable launch investment for the Airbus A380 for the design and development of the wings by Airbus UK. No other financial assistance was provided for the development of the programme.