HC Deb 23 October 1968 vol 770 cc295-6W
Mr. Emrys Hughes

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what is now the weekly expenditure at the Polaris submarine base and missile depot at Faslane.

Dr. David Owen

About £150,000.

Mr. Emrys Hughes

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what expenditure has been incurred on the Polaris submarine base and missile depot, respectively, up to 30th October; and how much further capital expenditure is to be incurred there.

Date Vessel Offence
1st August, 1964 Louisson Nonry (BR 7475) Crabbing inside limits.
13th August, 1964 Ginette (AU 2496) Crabbing inside limits.
29th October, 1964 Etoile D'Arvor (AU 2409) Crabbing inside limits.
2nd November, 1964 Emigrant (CM 2898) Crabbing inside limits.
— (CN 2525) Scalloping inside limits.
3rd November, 1964 Ginovanne (L 4788) Illegal fishing. Warned—not charged.
2nd December, 1964 Francoise Marie (D 1473) Illegal fishing. Warned—not charged.
Montcauvaire (D 1599) Illegal fishing. Warned—not charged.
7th May, 1965 — (MX 4017) Illegal fishing.
14th May, 1965 Mariel Yvonne (Z 463) Illegal fishing.
Roger Denise (O 31) Illegal fishing.
Hendriker Judith (O 180) Illegal fishing.
Angelus (Z 542) Illegal fishing.
20th May, 1965 Antinea (EL 5443) Illegal fishing.
22nd May, 1965 Anglus(O 542) Illegal fishing.
4th June, 1965 Baoul Annette (CN 1904) Illegal fishing.
Jolie Mouette (CN 1934) Illegal fishing.
7th June, 1965 Brigitte (CN 2558) Illegal fishing.
Germain Gabrielle (CN 2170) Illegal fishing.

Dr. David Owen

Expenditures to date at Faslane and Coulport are about £28 million and £11 million respectively. Balances to be spent are about £7 million at Faslane and £1 million at Coulport.