Responding to the result of the 12 December 2019 General Election, ADS Chief Executive Paul Everitt said:

“We look forward to working with the new Government to ensure the UK Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space industries remain global leaders at a time of significant change.

“A close partnership between Government and industry is essential to secure sustained long-term growth in our strategic industries.

“We must deliver a close future relationship with the European Union, boost investment in innovation and green technologies, develop a defence and security industrial strategy and an ambitious national space programme.”