§ Mrs. Shephard
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what was the cost of maintaining the premises at the former RAF Watton in the last year for which figures are available. 
§ Mr. Spellar
The cost of maintaining RAF Watton pending disposal during the last 12 months was approximately £110,000. This provided for ensuring that the buildings are maintained in a weathertight and vandal-proof condition, basic maintenance such as grass cutting, meeting Health and Safety requirements and employing a 24 hour Security Guard Service.