What does Brexit mean for UK space sector?

Sam Gyimah MP
12 July 2018

The EU Internal Market Sub-Committee hears evidence from Sam Gyimah MP, Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation on the implications of Brexit for the space sector


Thursday 12 July, Committee Room 4A, Palace of Westminster

At 1.00pm

  • Sam Gyimah MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and the Department for Education

Topics for discussion

  • It has now been decided that UK companies will be excluded from the latest procurement batch for Galileo. Is the Government seeking to overturn this decision?
  • The Government's technical note on Galileo participation states that the UK is exploring the option of a domestic system. How developed are the feasibility assessments on this? Will the results be made public?
  • Is the Commission's stance on Galileo instructive for negotiations on UK access to, and involvement with, Copernicus?

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