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Satellites: Manufacturing Industries

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN HL5302, tabled on 11 January 2022

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Callanan on 28 July 2021 (HL2254), what progress they have made, if any, to manufacture satellites in the UK.

Answered on

25 January 2022

Details of satellite production and manufacturing are a commercial matter for the company.

The Government is using its position on the board of directors to encourage expansion of OneWeb’s UK content including onshoring the manufacture of its Generation 2 satellites.