HC Deb 01 February 1983 vol 36 c64W
19. Mr. Gwilym Roberts

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what are the latest figures available for the cost of maintaining British armed forces in West Germany; and what steps he is taking to reduce this expenditure.

Mr. Wiggin

The cost Of maintaining British forces in West Germany rather than in the United Kingdom is estimated to be between £200 million and £250 million in 1982–83. All costs are kept under regular review.