Global Navigation Satellite System - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 12:31 pm on 10th March 2021.

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Photo of Lord Lancaster of Kimbolton Lord Lancaster of Kimbolton Conservative 12:31 pm, 10th March 2021

My Lords, this is an ambitious project, but I cannot help but feel that, on a cost basis alone, it is one that is best pursued with our allies, perhaps the Five Eyes community. There is no doubt that we have an enormous amount to offer, not just the skills that we hold here in the United Kingdom, but does my noble friend agree that the strategic location of some of our overseas territories in the southern hemisphere will make us very attractive partners?