NATO: Finance

Defence written question – answered on 24th January 2008.

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Photo of Liam Fox Liam Fox Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how much the Government contributed to NATO's (a) civil budget, (b) military budget and (c) Security Investment Programme in each year since 1997.

Photo of Des Browne Des Browne Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence, Secretary of State, Scotland Office, The Secretary of State for Defence, The Secretary of State for Scotland

The amount contributed by the UK to NATO's civil budget, military budget and the NATO Security Investment Programme (NSIP) since 1997 is as follows:

£ million
Financial year Civil budget( 1) Military budget( 2) NSIP( 2)
1997-98 20.400 43.126 36.826
1998-99 16.100 46.021 54.168
1999-2000 16.300 38.529 45.350
2000-01 18.900 36.461 42.915
2001-02 17.900 53.100 62.493
2002-03 18.200 50.000 38.301
2003-04 18.700 36.578 45.813
2004-05 17.600 52.430 55.538
2005-06 17.842 43.926 54.575
2006-07 17.281 56.917 40.959
2007-08(3) 19.470 60.800 51.147
(1) The UK contribution to the NATO civil budget is funded by the FCO

(2) Funded by the MOD

(3) Current in-year forecast

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