BAE Systems

Part of Backbench Business — [Un-allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 1:03 pm on 24th November 2011.

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Photo of Jack Lopresti Jack Lopresti Conservative, Filton and Bradley Stoke 1:03 pm, 24th November 2011

I was concerned about the potential impact of the closure of Filton airfield on local jobs and industry, so the first thing I did was speak to local companies such as Airbus, Rolls-Royce and GKN, which all assured me that the existence of the airfield was not in any way consistent with their increased orders or viability in the long term—on the contrary.