HC Deb 19 February 1993 vol 219 cc358-9W
Mr. Alan Williams

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what was the cost to his Department of expenditure in support of the royal family in respect of (a) the royal yacht, (b) the Queen's flight, (c) royal flights in civil aircraft and (d) equerries, for the latest available year.

Mr. Archie Hamilton

Expenditure in support of the royal family borne by the Ministry of Defence in 1991–92 was as follows:

(a) Royal yacht 12,458
(b) Queen's flight 7,080
(c) Royal flights in civil aircraft 732
(d) Equerries 135