HC Deb 23 January 1991 vol 184 c260W
Mr. Redmond

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list by month for the last three months the cost of maintaining(a) the Gulf forces and (b) the Falklands forces.

Mr. Archie Hamilton

The current full monthly operating cost of maintaining our forces in the Gulf and the Falklands for October, November and December 1990 is estimated to be as follows:

Area October £million November £million December £million
Gulf 60 70 110
Falklands 5 5 5