HC Deb 09 December 1980 vol 995 c339W
Mr. Tom Benyon

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what was the total bill for drivers for the British Army of the Rhine in the last completed accounting period.

Mr. Hayhoe

The total cost of staff car drivers in BAOR during the financial year 1979–80 was approximately £3 million. The majority of these drivers are Service men often with other duties and all trained for their operational role in war.