§ Mr. Bottomley
The information is as follows:
Paris on 9th May, it was agreed to ask the companies who have been working together on the European airbus to undertake a rapid joint project definition study of the best aircraft which can be built around two RB.207 engines. A report is to be submitted by 11th July. Officials are to report by the same date on collaborative arrangements between the participating companies. Ministers will meet again in the second half of July.