Nuclear Weapons: Military Bases:Written question - 13510

Q
(Glasgow South)
Asked on: 06 February 2020
Ministry of Defence
Nuclear Weapons: Military Bases
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 5 February 2020 to Question 10395 on Nuclear Weapons: Military Bases, whether funding for defence projects (a) has and (b) will be reduced to fund the additional £1.35 billion required for projects set out in the NAO's report entitled, Managing infrastructure projects on nuclear-regulated sites, published on 10 January 2020.
A
Answered by: James Heappey
Answered on: 13 February 2020

The costs have been managed through business as usual budgetary processes within the Nuclear Enterprise, alongside changes in forecast costs elsewhere in the wider defence equipment programme, against overall funding available. Consequently, identifying specific funding decisions for individual projects is not possible.

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