HC Deb 01 February 1967 vol 740 cc112-3W
Mr. Wingfield Digby

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what estimate he has made of the annual foreign currency saving which will be achieved by the proposed service reductions in Malta when complete.

Mr. Healey

I would refer the hon. Member to the statement made by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Affairs on 24th January.—[Vol. 739, c. 1274–84.]

Rear-Admiral Morgan Giles

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what total sums have been spent, in each of the last five financial years upon building, equipping and repairing British defence installations in Malta, including expenditure on barracks and married quarters.

Mr. Healey

On Defence and Public Building and Works Votes, about £2¾ million in the first year, £2¼ million in the second year and £2 million in the remaining three years. The proportion of the total sums relating to maintenance has increased during this period.