Part of Opposition Day – in the House of Commons at 7:26 pm on 8th December 1992.

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Photo of Mr Barry Jones Mr Barry Jones , Alyn and Deeside 7:26 pm, 8th December 1992

My constituency shares boundaries with that of my hon. Friend. Today we heard that Northwest Airlines said that it would abandon its order for 74 airbus aircraft. Like me, my hon. Friend might want to know the consequences of the loss of that order for the British aerospace industry and for the 4,000 people employed at the Broughton works in my constituency where the airbus wings are made. Does my hon. Friend agree that the Government should aim to put at the top of their agenda measures to help British manufacturing industry?