HC Deb 07 July 1971 vol 820 c413W
96. Sir F. Bennett

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the total cost of the installation, maintenance and operation of the Royal Air Force Malagasy Patrol since its inception and up to the present day.

Mr. Lambton

I have been asked to reply.

The total extra cost of the Royal Air Force element of the Beira Patrol to date is £1.7 million.