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Creation of Shetland Space Centre

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1054: tabled on 22 October 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 5 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House welcomes the Government’s approval of the Shetland Space Centre’s plans to build and operate a satellite launch site on Unst in Shetland; notes that the spaceport will create hundreds of new, high-quality jobs, not only locally in the Northern Isles but across the country; recognises that this will strengthen the UK’s position as a European small satellite launch destination of choice; congratulates Shetland Space Centre for this development; and calls on the Government to support similar initiatives to maintain the excellent work of the UK's space agencies.