§ Mr. Dalyell
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what is the total expenditure by all Government Departments on Westland in each of the last five years.
§ Mr. Pattie
[pursuant to his reply, 18 March 1987, c. 525]: Government expenditure on Westland in the financial years 1981–82 to 1985–86 (the last full years for which figures are available) was as follows:
DTI £'000 1981–82 181 1982–83 10,100 1983–84 10,813 1984–85 17,847 1985–86 8,667
MOD: In each of the above years the company was paid over £150 million (at the price levels for the relevant years) by the Ministry of Defence.