HL Deb 30 April 1981 vol 419 c1350WA
Lord Harris of High Cross

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What has been the total cost to public funds of the Concorde project since its inception, in terms of 1979 survey prices.

Lord Trefgarne

The total cost to public funds of Concorde development, production and in-service support, including that of work undertaken in Government Research Establishments as well as by the manufacturers and net of manufacturers' receipts, up to 31st December 1980 was £849 million at the prices and exchange rates prevailing when the costs were incurred or income received, and £2,007 million at 1979 Public Expenditure Survey prices.