Hansard on AWE Burghfield, 18th June 2008


18 Jun 2008 : Column 1013W, AWE Burghfield: Costs 

Mr. Hancock: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the cost of operation of AWE Burghfield was in the last year for which figures are available. [211556]

Derek Twigg: The information is not held in the format requested. Contract payments for AWE are made against an agreed programme of work that covers all AWE sites; Aldermaston, Burghfield and Blacknest. These costs are not recorded according to site.

Total AWE expenditure for a number of years, including 2006-07, was reported at the end of last year and I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave on 11 December 2007, Official Report, column 400W, to the hon. Member for North Devon (Nick Harvey).