HC Deb 24 June 1997 vol 296 c426W
Mr. Gordon Prentice

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what has the cost of maintaining the Falklands garrison in each of the last three years. [4862]

Dr. Reid

The outturn cost to the Ministry of Defence of the Falkland Islands Garrison, in each of the past three years, is as follows:

  • 1994–95: £65.5 million
  • 1995–96: £70 million
  • 1996–97: £81 million.