§ Mr. Nicholas Bennett
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what is the total cost in the latest year for which figures are available of the British garrison in Belize, including assistance in the Belize defence force.
§ Mr. Archie Hamilton
The estimated cost of maintaining a garrison in Belize in 1989–90 is £29 million. It is not our practice to disclose the total cost in military assistance to individual countries.