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.
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.