§ Mr. Llew Smith
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the annual expenditure incurred at RAF Fylingdales has been in each year since 1997; and if he will indicate under which budget heading in his Department's expenditure plans the investment in Fylingdales is listed. 
§ Mr. Hoon
The annual expenditure incurred at RAF Fylingdales for each year since 1997 was some £12 million for 1997–98, £11 million for 1998–99 and £13 million for 1999–2000. It was charged to the Strike Command Top Level Budget, detail, of which can be found in the relevant year's Supply Estimates for the Ministry of Defence, copies of which are in the Library of the House.