HC Deb 01 July 1983 vol 44 c175W
Mr. Soames

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what was the cost in the last year of the maintenance of the British independent nuclear deterrent.

Mr. Stanley

The estimated cost of the nuclear strategic force in 1982–83, published in table 2.3 of the 1982 Statement on the Defence Estimates, was £327 million.