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RAF Lakenheath: Nuclear Weapons

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 939, tabled on 11 May 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what estimate his Department has made of the potential cost to the public purse of storing US nuclear weapons at USAF Lakenheath; and from which budget heading that funding would be drawn.

Answered on

16 May 2022

The Ministry of Defence is unable to comment on US spending decisions and capabilities, which are a matter for the US Government. It remains longstanding UK and NATO policy to neither confirm nor deny the presence of nuclear weapons at a given location.