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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Space Technology remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what parts of the Government’s plan for satellites and space programmes in the event of a no deal Brexit have been implemented. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Streatham more like this
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Chuka Umunna more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-08-21more like thismore than 2019-08-21
star this property answer text <p>The Government remains focused on ensuring a smooth and orderly withdrawal from the EU with a negotiated agreement. However, as a responsible Government, we have actively prepared for every eventuality, including a ‘No Deal’ scenario.</p><p> </p><p>The technical notice published by the Government on satellites and space programmes, set out information to allow the space sector to understand what actions would be required in a ‘No Deal’ scenario. The UK Space Agency are developing options to maintain UK capability and support the space sector, including the assessment of options for the design and development of a UK global satellite navigation system as a potential alternative to the EU’s Galileo space programme.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Orpington more like this
star this property answering member printed Joseph Johnson more like this
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less than 2019-08-21T14:42:00.79Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-21T14:42:00.79Z
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star this property label Biography information for Joseph Johnson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chuka Umunna more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-21more like thismore than 2018-11-21
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Space Technology remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions he has had with the space industry on future development; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gedling more like this
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Vernon Coaker more like this
star this property uin 194086 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-11-26more like thismore than 2018-11-26
star this property answer text <p>I met with the Chair of the Space Sector Council in October to discuss future developments for the sector and we plan to meet again early in January. The Space sector published its ambitious ‘Prosperity from Space’ blueprint for accelerating innovation and growth in May, setting out how it would create 30,000 new high skill jobs across the UK.</p><p> </p><p>We continue to provide strong support to the space sector with recent funding of £50 million to kick-start small satellite launch and sub-orbital flight from UK spaceports, £99 million for the National Satellite Test Facility in Harwell and £92 million to design a national alternative to the EU’s Galileo satellite system.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Surrey more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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less than 2018-11-26T17:21:26.557Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T17:21:26.557Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Vernon Coaker more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-06-11more like thismore than 2018-06-11
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Space Technology remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the Written Ministerial Statement by the hon. Member for East Surrey of 11 June 2018 on the Competitiveness Council 28-29 May 2018 and the Council's policy debate on the future of European space policy, whether the Minister persuaded member states to allow the UK to continue to be a member of the (a) Galileo, (b) Copernicus and (c) other EU space programmes in the event that the UK leaves the EU; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford West and Abingdon more like this
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Layla Moran more like this
star this property uin 152281 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-06-14more like thismore than 2018-06-14
star this property answer text <p>As I set out in my Written Ministerial Statement of 11 June 2018, we would like the UK to continue our full involvement in the EU space programmes. As is the case more widely, we need to get the right agreements concluded which will allow the UK and its businesses to take part on a fair and open basis. We will continue to discuss this with our EU colleagues and aim to reach an agreement that works for all sides.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Surrey more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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less than 2018-06-14T15:35:42.573Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-14T15:35:42.573Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Layla Moran more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-04-13more like thismore than 2018-04-13
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Space Technology remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of using local enterprise (a) zones and (b) partnerships to help support the UK's space launch industry. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brigg and Goole more like this
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Andrew Percy more like this
star this property uin 135228 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-04-23more like thismore than 2018-04-23
star this property answer text <p>The UK Space Agency is leading on the development of new commercial markets for small satellite launch and sub-orbital flight in the UK. As part of this it is working with Enterprise Zones (EZs) and Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) across the UK to support growth in their local space economies</p><p> </p><p>In addition the UK Space Agency has commissioned the UK Knowledge Transfer Network to provide an independent assessment of the current and potential strengths of UK companies that could supply space launch related goods and services. It is also supporting a Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy sponsored science and innovation audit which will include an assessment of current UK space launch industry capabilities and the potential to develop the new capabilities required to play a leading role in this emerging market.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Surrey more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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less than 2018-04-23T10:57:30.077Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-23T10:57:30.077Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Percy more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-03-15more like thismore than 2018-03-15
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Space Technology remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the value to the UK economy of the space industry. more like this
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Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL6409 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-03-27more like thismore than 2018-03-27
star this property answer text <p>The UK’s space industry had revenues of £13.8bn in 2014/15, directly employing 38,500 jobs and contributing £5.1 billion Gross Value-Added to UK economic output. Moreover, Space services and data contribute to a broad range of industrial activities across the UK economy. London Economics, in their Sector Size and Health report for the UK Space Agency, estimated that over £250 billion (14%) of the UK’s non-financial business economy GDP was supported by satellite services in the same period.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Henley more like this
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less than 2018-03-27T12:13:48.14Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-27T12:13:48.14Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Henley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-03-13more like thismore than 2018-03-13
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Department for Transport more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 27 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Transport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Transport more like this
star this property hansard heading Space Technology remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with the Civil Aviation Agency on licenses for space flights and the location of spaceports in (a) the UK and (b) Cornwall. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Cornwall more like this
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Scott Mann more like this
star this property uin 132242 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-03-20more like thismore than 2018-03-20
star this property answer text <p>My officials are working closely with Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and the UK Space Agency to develop the legal framework for the licensing and regulation of spaceports and spaceflight in the UK. The Space Industry Bill, which lays the foundation, received Royal Assent on 15 March 2018. The CAA continue to be involved in the development of the detailed regulations, including licence requirements for spaceports, which we plan to consult on from 2019.</p><p>Once the detailed licensing requirements are in place, it will enable any location that thinks it can meet the licensing requirements to apply to become a licenced spaceport or spaceflight operator.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Orpington more like this
star this property answering member printed Joseph Johnson more like this
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less than 2018-03-20T14:59:16.21Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-20T14:59:16.21Z
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star this property label Biography information for Joseph Johnson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Scott Mann more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-01-15more like thismore than 2018-01-15
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Space Technology remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what sum his Department has spent on the UK space sector since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Swindon more like this
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Justin Tomlinson more like this
star this property uin 122739 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-01-23more like thismore than 2018-01-23
star this property answer text <p>The UK Space Agency was established on 1 April 2011.</p><p> </p><p>The net operating expenditure for the period is £2.253bn, between the Agency’s establishment, up to and including the 2017/18 budget allocation.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial year</p></td><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>2017/18*</p></td><td><p><strong>Total </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Net operating expenditure</p></td><td><p>256</p></td><td><p>237</p></td><td><p>323</p></td><td><p>316</p></td><td><p>350</p></td><td><p>371</p></td><td><p>399</p></td><td><p><strong>2,253</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p>*Budget allocation for the financial year</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Key segments of investment are subscriptions to the European Space Agency (ESA) which results in ESA expenditure with UK companies under the ‘juste retour’ policy, National Programme grants and other International Partnerships e.g. ODA delivered through UK companies.</p><p> </p><p>Further information can be found in the published UK Space Agency Annual Report and Accounts for each financial year.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency East Surrey more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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less than 2018-01-23T10:38:50.903Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-23T10:38:50.903Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-11-27more like thismore than 2017-11-27
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Space Technology remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether the Government plans further to develop commercial space exploration in the UK; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brigg and Goole more like this
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Andrew Percy more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-12-07more like thismore than 2017-12-07
star this property answer text <p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>The Government has an exciting ambition to take the UK into the commercial space age. We are actively supporting the development of a commercial market for small satellite launch and sub-orbital flight in the UK, by helping industry to develop new technologies, infrastructure and services. This will establish the UK as a world leading destination for space launch.</p><p> </p><p>We are putting in place new regulation, working internationally to secure agreements and evaluating proposals for grants that would help get the first missions from the UK off the ground.</p><p> </p><p>We are also an active player in international exploration programmes which help to support the development of commercial capabilities in the UK, such as the Goonhilly ground station.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Orpington more like this
star this property answering member printed Joseph Johnson more like this
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less than 2017-12-07T10:32:37.093Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-07T10:32:37.093Z
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star this property label Biography information for Joseph Johnson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Percy more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-11-23more like thismore than 2017-11-23
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Space Technology remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 13 November 2017 to Question 111366, what representations the Department has received from the UK space sector supply chain on the effect of the UK leaving the EU (a) Single Market and (b) Customs Union on that industry. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford West and Abingdon more like this
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Layla Moran more like this
star this property uin 115265 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-12-04more like thismore than 2017-12-04
star this property answer text <p>Since the referendum, the Government has carried out extensive and diverse engagement with hundreds of businesses of all sizes across the UK on the potential implications of our withdrawal from the EU. As part of that, I have had a range of discussions with representatives of the UK space sector on the effect of EU exit on the continued strong growth of their sector.</p><p> </p><p>We remain committed to making the UK the best place in Europe to own and grow a business. That includes supporting those businesses that trade with the EU and wider international markets, as well as continuing to encourage record foreign direct investment that supports business and communities up and down the country. As part of the launch of the Government’s ambitious Industrial Strategy on Monday 27 November, the Secretary of State announced a £50 million programme to enable new satellite launch services and low gravity spaceflights from UK spaceports.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Orpington more like this
star this property answering member printed Joseph Johnson more like this
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less than 2017-12-04T08:06:07.24Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-04T08:06:07.24Z
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star this property label Biography information for Joseph Johnson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Layla Moran more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-11-10more like thismore than 2017-11-10
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
unstar this property answering dept id 201 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Space Technology remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department supports the development of a domestic UK satellite launch capability. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Central Ayrshire more like this
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Dr Philippa Whitford more like this
star this property uin 112281 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-11-22more like thismore than 2017-11-22
star this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">This Government wants the UK to be the go-to place for researchers, innovators and investors across the world. We have made a landmark commitment to work with industry to boost spending on Research and Development (R&amp;D) to 2.4% of gross domestic product (GDP) by 2027. The work could increase public and private R&amp;D investment by as much as £80 billion over the next 10 years. This will start with government making an extra investment of £2.3 billion in 2021/22, raising total public investment in R&amp;D to £12.5 billion that year alone.</del></p><p> </p><p><del class="ministerial">As part of our ambition for a new deep and special partnership with the EU, recognising our shared interest in maintaining and strengthening research collaboration, the UK will seek an agreement that promotes science and innovation across Europe now and in the future. This includes continued collaboration in vital sectors such as life sciences that, through programmes such as the Innovative Medicines Initiative, help deliver better care for patients in the UK, member states and around the world.</del></p><p> </p><p><del class="ministerial">While we remain a member of the EU, UK businesses and universities should continue to bid for competitive EU funds, and we will work with the Commission to ensure payment when funds are awarded. The Government will underwrite the payment of such awards, even when specific projects continue beyond the UK’s departure from the EU. This includes awards that are bid for before exit that are successful after exit.</del></p><p> </p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Government has an exciting ambition to take the UK into the commercial space age. We are actively supporting the development of a commercial market for small satellite launch and sub-orbital flight in the UK, by helping industry to develop new technologies, infrastructure and services. This will establish the UK as a world leading destination for space launch. </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">We are putting in place new regulation, working internationally to secure agreements and evaluating proposals for grants that would help get the first missions from the UK off the ground.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">We welcome engagement from any company seeking to offer small satellite launch capability from a UK spaceport. </ins></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Orpington more like this
star this property answering member printed Joseph Johnson more like this
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less than 2017-11-22T13:04:48.713Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-22T13:04:48.713Z
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less than 2017-11-27T15:16:04.77Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-27T15:16:04.77Z
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star this property label Biography information for Joseph Johnson more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Orpington more like this
star this property answering member printed Joseph Johnson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Joseph Johnson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Philippa Whitford more like this