§ 23. Mr. Churchill
asked the Secretary of State for Defence if Her Majesty's Government's future expenditure planned in respect of defence remains as outlined in Cmnd. 7841.
§ 26. Mr. Newens
asked the Secretary of State for Defence if any changes have been made in the planned allocation of defence expenditure as the result of the decision to replace the Polaris system with Trident; or if the costs are additional to increases proposed prior to his statement on the replacement of the United Kingdom's independent nuclear deterrent.
§ Mr. Pym
Expenditure on Trident will be contained within the published defence budget totals. Changes are continually occurring in the planned allocation of defence expenditure for a variety of reasons. It is not possible to identify any resulting specifically from the decision to purchase Trident.
§ 27. Mr. Andrew F. Bennett
asked the Secretary of State for Defence what is the current level of defence expenditure per head of the United Kingdom population; and how the Government intend this to change over the next three years.78W
§ 34. Mr. Cartwright
asked the Secretary of State for Defence what is his estimate of the real percentage growth in defence spending during the current financial year.
§ 36. Mr. Jim Marshall
asked the Secretary of State for Defence what percentage increase in defence expenditure he expects in the next financial year.