§ Mr. Strang
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) what problems have arisen in the reaching of an agreement on the nose radar development contract for the European fighter aircraft; and if he will make a statement;
(2) when he expects an agreement to be reached with his counterparts on the choice of consortium for the European fighter aircraft nose radar development contract; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Alan Clark
At this stage I have nothing to add to what my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State and I have said on 6 March, column 712, and 23 January, columns 869-72, respectively.