Atomic Weapons Establishment

Defence written question – answered on 3rd November 2008.

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Photo of Jeremy Corbyn Jeremy Corbyn Labour, Islington North

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how much capital spending was drawn down at the Atomic Weapons Establishment Aldermaston in each of the last three years; and how much is planned to be drawn down in 2008-09.

Photo of Quentin Davies Quentin Davies Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence) (Defence Equipment and Support)

AWE has incurred capital expenditure of £171 million in 2005-06, £302 million in 2006-07 and £500 million in 2007-08.

For 2008-09, the capital expenditure currently planned is £384 million.

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