Armed Forces Day:Written question - 211802

Asked by Jeremy Corbyn
(Islington North)

Named Day

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Asked on: 23 October 2014
Ministry of Defence
Armed Forces Day
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the budget is for the Armed Forces Day national event in Guildford on 27 June 2015; how much of that cost is being met by (a) his Department and (b) Guildford Borough Council; whether any public funding so provided is dependent on match funding from industry or other sources; and if he will make a statement.
Answered by: Anna Soubry
Answered on: 28 October 2014

The Ministry Of Defence provides a grant of £25,000 to the hosts of an Armed Forces Day National event. The grant is a fixed amount given each year. The total cost to Guildford Borough Council will be dependent on their specific plans for this prestigious event.

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