HC Deb 24 January 2000 vol 343 cc52-3W
20. Mr. Hoyle

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what action is being taken to harmonise Future Transport Aircraft requirements with those of the French and German Ministries of Defence. [104554]

Mr. Kilfoyle

The competition for the Royal Air Force's Future Transport Aircraft is being conducted on the basis of a common European Staff Requirement agreed between several European partners, including France and Germany.