HC Deb 15 December 1975 vol 902 c435W
Mr. Wigley

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what is the annual cost of maintaining horses, goats and other animals used solely for ceremonial purposes within the Armed Forces.

Mr. William Rodgers

The estimated annual cost of maintaining horses for ceremonial purposes is £0.5 million. Other animals, such as regimental mascots, are maintained from non-public funds.

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