Concorde

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Aviation Supply – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 9th December 1970.

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Photo of Mr Tony Benn Mr Tony Benn , Bristol South East 12:00 am, 9th December 1970

What contact is the right hon. Gentleman maintaining with the American Government about Concorde? Will he make it crystal clear at the highest level in Washington that if the American Congress were to pass legislation which would make it impossible for Concorde to operate even subsonically in the United States, this would create a major crisis of confidence between the two countries?