Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Aviation

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  • Concord Aircraft (11 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Aviation how far ahead of schedule the Concord project is at present.

  • Bathgate (Contracts) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Aviation what directives he has recently issued to provide for the purchase of goods by his Department in areas of high unemployment, such as Bathgate.

  • Olympus 593 Engine (5 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Aviation what information he has received from Bristol Siddeley about industrial espionage in relation to the Olympus 593 engine for the Concord.

  • V.G. Aircraft and Airbus (8 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Aviation if he will now make a statement on the future development in association with France of the variable-geometry aircraft and the airbus.

  • Aircraft Noise (16 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Aviation what sum of money has been allocated for research aimed at reducing aircraft noise.

  • Anglo-French Co-operation (10 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Aviation what progress he has made toward the agreement of an Anglo-French helicopter project.

  • Aircraft Workers (Emigration) (8 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Aviation if he will give an estimate of the number of professional men and technicians who have left the aircraft industry to work abroad in foreign-based companies.

  • Transport Aircraft Requirements Committee (Secretariat) (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Aviation whether he has yet acted upon the recommendation of the Plowden Committee that a full-time secretariat should be appointed within his Department for the Transport...

  • Aeronautical Research Council (4 speeches)

    Mr. Fortesque: asked the Minister of Aviation whether he has yet acted upon the recommendation of the Plowden Committee that the industrial membership of the Aeronautical Research Council should...

  • Research Establishments (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Aviation whether he has accepted the recommendation of the Plowden Committee that the Government research establishments should be set a firm target for reducing their...

  • Market Research (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Aviation whether he will make a statement regarding measures taken to strengthen his Department's section dealing with market research in accordance with the recommendation...

  • B.A.C. and Hawker Siddeley (Airframes) (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Aviation when he expects to complete his negotiations with the British Aircraft Corporation and the Hawker Siddeley group for the merger of their airframe interests; and...

  • Research, Development and Production (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Aviation whether he will prepare, in conjunction with the aviation industry and then publish, a long-term programme of specific projects for research, development and production.

  • VC10 Aircraft (7 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Aviation what studies he has commissioned of the potential market for a 250-seater version of the VC10 aircraft.

  • Beagle Aircraft Company (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Aviation what is the purpose of his negotiations with Pressed Steel Fisher about the future of the Beagle Aircraft Company; and if he will make a statement.

  • United States and France (Projects Study) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Aviation what action he has taken to implement the recommendation of the Plowden Committee that a further study should be made of the methods employed in the United States...

  • Components and Techniques (Development) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Aviation whether he has accepted the recommendation of the Plowden Committee that the development of promising components and techniques should not be ruled out solely on...

  • Jaguar Aircraft (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Aviation what manufacture of the Jaguar strike/trainer aircraft will take place in the United Kingdom; when production contracts will be awarded; and what rate of profit to...

  • Export Projects (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Aviation whether he has accepted the recommendation of the Plowden Committee that Her Majesty's Government should be willing to consider proposals for Government assistance...

  • Research (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Aviation whether he has yet taken action on the recommendation of the Plowden Committee that more stress should be put on research which contributes to the more modest...

  • Scotland (12 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Aviation what further developments he has considered for the aircraft industry in Scotland; and if he will make a statement.