HC Deb 08 September 2003 vol 410 c105W
Mr. Stephen O'Brien

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the projected cost is of British troops being stationed in Iraq for a further(a) six months, (b) 12 months, (c) 18 months and (d) 24 months. [127412]

Mr. Boateng

The Government remains committed to maintaining appropriate forces in Iraq for as long as is necessary. Parliament will be invited to vote on provision for 2003–04 in Supplementary Estimates.