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Military Bases

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 125111, tabled on 18 February 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the Defence Command Paper, published March 2021, how much of the £4.3 billion in funding for the Defence Estates Optimisation plan has been spent in the last year.

Answered on

23 February 2022

The Defence Estate Optimisation Portfolio (DEOP) remains on target to invest £4.3 billion over the next decade, having invested over £50 million in new homes, working and training facilities for our Armed Forces over the last year.

In addition to DEOP, the Ministry of Defence has invested more than £750 million in SFA improvements over the last six years. During financial year 2020/2021, c£190 million (including £68 million of Government Fiscal Stimulus funding) was invested to improve the quality of SFA.

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