Eurofighter

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Defence – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 11th March 1997.

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Photo of Dr David Clark Dr David Clark Shadow Secretary of State, Shadow Secretary of State for Defence 12:00 am, 11th March 1997

May I make it crystal clear yet again that Labour is fully committed to Eurofighter and will order it in office? Why does the Secretary of State persist in playing party politics over Eurofighter—an aeroplane that is so vital for the RAF and for Britain's aerospace industry? Does he not understand that, by doing so, he is giving succour to Eurofighter's enemies at home and abroad, putting at risk thousands of jobs in Britain and threatening the country's security in years to come?