HC Deb 13 May 2003 vol 405 c152W
Dr. Julian Lewis

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the cost was to his Department of additional security at the Faslane base caused by anti-nuclear protests in(a) 2001–02 and (b) 2002–03. [112258]

Mr. Ingram

Additional security costs incurred by the Ministry of Defence as a result of anti-nuclear demonstrations at Faslane, which includes Her Majesty's Naval Base at Clyde and the Royal Naval Armaments Depot at Coulport are:

2001–02: £311,000

2002–03: £169,000

The costs include the provision of additional MOD Police resources, overtime incurred by the existing MOD Guard Service and repairs to damaged MOD property.