HC Deb 03 February 1983 vol 36 cc158-9W
20. Mr. Race

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the total cost, in the financial year 1981–82, of the Metropolitan police air support unit; and what is his estimate of the cost of the unit in the financial year 1982–83.

Mr. Mayhew

We understand from the Commissioner that the costs of the Unit in 1981–82 were some £1.2 million and are expected to be about £1.3 million in the current financial year.