Rescue Services

Deputy Prime Minister written question – answered on 14th June 2005.

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Photo of Sarah Teather Sarah Teather Shadow Minister (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister)

To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what resources have been (a) spent on and (b) allocated to the New Dimension programme for improving capacity in the rescue services; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Jim Fitzpatrick Jim Fitzpatrick Minister (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) (London)

The Government have announced funding for the New Dimension programme of up to £188 million in capital and committed to meeting the resource consequences of that investment. To date the Government have invested £116 million in capital in the programme, and announced up to £16 million per year to meet the crewing costs of that investment.

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