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 what proportion of the UK's contribution to NATO common funding was allocated 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 proportion of the UK's total contribution to NATO common funding allocated to the civil budget, military budget and NATO Security Investment Programme (NSIP) since 1997 is as follows:

Percentage
Financial year Civil budget( 1) Military budget( 2) NSIP( 3)
1997-98 20.33 42.97 36.70
1998-99 13.84 39.57 46.57
1999-2000 16.27 38.46 45.27
2000-01 19.23 37.10 43.67
2001-02 13.41 39.78 46.81
2002-03 17.09 46.95 35.96
2003-04 18.50 36.18 45.32
2004-05 14.02 41.75 44.23
2005-06 15.34 37.76 46.90
2006-07 15.01 49.43 35.56
2007-08(4) 14.82 46.26 38.92
(1) The UK contribution to the NATO civil budget is funded by the FCO

(2) Funded by the MOD

(3) Funded by the MOD

(4) Current in-year forecast

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