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Galileo System

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 16th February 2015.

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Photo of Austin Mitchell Austin Mitchell Labour, Great Grimsby

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what recent progress has been made on the Galileo satellite navigation system project.

Photo of Greg Clark Greg Clark Minister of State (Universities and Science), Minister of State (Cabinet Office)

In 2014, two new EU Regulations came into force: the Galileo Regulation (EU 1285/2013), and the amending GSA Regulation (EU 512/2014). These set out further detail on governance and programme delivery.

The European Commission will issue a revised launch schedule shortly, following the full inquiry into the launch anomaly that occurred on 22 August 2014.

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