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Voyager Aircraft

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 60776, tabled on 17 June 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the cost to the public purse is of the repainting of the RAF Voyager plane used by senior members of the Government.

Answered on

22 June 2020

The total forecast cost for completing the repaint of the RAF Voyager VIP aircraft (including related costs) is approximately £900,000. The project will be carried out by Marshall Aerospace Defence Group (MADG) in Cambridge.

The decision to repaint the VIP Voyager - and approval of a design that best projected Global Britain - was taken on a cross-Government basis, to be funded by the Ministry of Defence.