§ Mr. William Ross
asked the Secretary of State for Defence what sums he intends to spend on (a) vehicles, (b) radio equipment and (c) accommodation for the Ulster Defence Regiment in the financial year 1982–83 and in 1981–82; and what were the sums in real and cash terms in these years.
§ Mr. Wiggin
The information requested is:
1981–82 Estimate September 1982–83 Estimate September 1980 prices 1981 prices 1981 prices 1982 prices Estimated £M £M £M £M Vehicles 0.325 0.354 0.420 0.458 Radio Equipment Nil Nil Nil Nil Accommodation 0.695 0.750 0.970 1.057
NoteSeptember prices are quoted as representative of the years in question.