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Committee examines impact of Brexit on UK space sector

09 March 2018

The EU Internal Market Sub-Committee hosts a roundtable discussion on the implications of Brexit for the UK's space industry.

 Witnesses

Thursday 15 March, Committee Room 4A, Palace of Westminster

At 10.10am

  • Andrew Stroomer, Airbus Defence and Space
  • Richard Peckham, Airbus Defence and Space / UKspace
  • Dr Lucy Berthoud, University of Bristol / Space Universities Network
  • Stuart Martin, Satellite Applications Catapult
  • Professor Sir Martin Sweeting OBE, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL)
  • Dr Chris Mutlow, RAL Space
  • Professor John Zarnecki, Royal Astronomical Society / The Open University
  • Philip Davies, Royal Aeronautical Society
  • Professor Alan Smith, University College London
  • Professor John Remedios, National Centre for Earth Observation

Areas for discussion

Topics likely to be discussed include the impact of Brexit in relation to:

  • ESA-EU space programmes
  • Research and development activities
  • Investment
  • Contingency planning
  • Access to talent
  • Tariffs and trade agreements

Further information

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