§ Sir Teddy Taylor
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list the income achieved by the ranges at (i) Aberporth, (ii) Eskmeals, (iii) Kirkcudbright, (iv) Larkhill, (v) Pendine, (vi) West Freugh and (vii) Shoeburyness during the most recent annual period for which figures are available. 
§ Mr. Spellar
The income achieved by the ranges in the financial year ended March 1998 was:
Range £000 (i) Aberporth 37,286 — (ii) Eskmeals 8,759 (Note 1) (iii) Kirkcudbright 798 — (iv) Larkhill 3,978 — (v) Pendine 5,251 — (vi) West Freugh 6,957 (Note 2) (vii) Shoeburyness 14,223 (Note 3)
Note 1: Included in the Eskmeals figure is £600k from the Strategic Pricing Initiative which supported the costs incurred in maintaining the VJ Battery, Depleted Uranium Firing Area.
Note 2: The West Freugh income is for the range activities only and does not include income from the operation of the West Freugh Airfield.
Note 3: The income for Shoeburyness is for the range only. The income generated at the site included support under the Strategic Pricing Initiative towards the costs of the site. The income was generated as follows:
Range £000 Shoeburyness Range 14,223 Environmental Test Centre 2,974 Demilitarisation Facility 3,699 Strategic Pricing Initiative (6,244) Net Income 14,652