HC Deb 20 November 2003 vol 413 c1303W
Mr. Steen

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what rental contributions were paid by the United States Government to the Government for(a) the use of Wideawake Airport and (b) leasing of land owned by the Government on Ascension Island. [139767]

Mr. Rammell

Under the 1956 Bahamas Long Range Proving Ground Agreement between the United Kingdom and the United States, no rental contributions are paid from the United States to the United Kingdom Government or the Ascension Island Government for the use of Wideawake airfield or for the leasing of land on Ascension Island.

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