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Royal Fleet Auxiliary: Finance

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 278613, tabled on 17 July 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the annual budget was for the Royal Fleet Auxiliary in each financial year since 2008-09.

Answered on

24 July 2019

From the information available for scrutiny, the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) annual budgets from financial year 2015-16 to date, rounded to the nearest million, are provided below:

Financial Year

Budget (£million)









These figures include RFA deployed costs; shoreside costs; wages, and through life and flotilla support.

Due to a change in finance systems, costs prior to financial year 2015-16 have been archived and could be provided only at disproportionate costs.