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Trident Submarines: Procurement

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 181209, tabled on 18 October 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the titles of the budget categories in the £600 million of contingency fund allocated to the Dreadnought programme are for the current financial year.

Answered on

26 October 2018

Her Majesty's Treasury has allowed the Ministry of Defence to access up to £600 million of funds from the £10 billion contingency allocated to the Dreadnought submarine programme in the 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review. The funds are for capital expenditure in the current financial year.