HC Deb 18 March 1958 vol 584 c129W
Captain Kerby

asked the Secretary of State for Air when the pylons at the Royal Air Force Station, Poling, Sussex, were last used; what has been the cost of guarding them since that date; what was the cost of the wire fence surrounding the station when last renewed; and when such renewal was last carried out.

Mr. Ward

Poling was in use until July, 1956. The cost of guarding it since then has been about £5,000; most of this was incurred before the technical equipment was removed in March, 1957, and the size of the guard reduced. The wire fence was renewed in February, 1955, at a cost of £2,000.

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