HC Deb 16 October 1995 vol 264 c30W
Ms Roseanna Cunningham

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what was the cost to the public funds of the use of armed forces personnel by the Duke of Atholl to shore up the bank at Glen Tilt. [36973]

Mr. Soames

The work carried out on the River Tilt presented an exceptional opportunity for a Territorial Army unit to undertake tasks of major training value. The work was primarily of benefit to householders living outside the Atholl estate. No significant extra costs to public funds were incurred as the Duke of Atholl paid for all materials consumed.

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