HL Deb 18 December 1990 vol 524 c47WA
Lord Stoddart of Swindon

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What was the net transfer cost of the British forces in Europe in 1988–89.

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (The Earl of Arran)

The estimated cost of British forces permanently stationed in Europe in 1988–89 was £3,494 million.