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Defence written question – answered on 11th November 2013.

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Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Shadow Minister (Defence)

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence pursuant to the answer of 16 October 2013, Official Report, column 740W, on army: Germany, what additional expenditure his Department incurred in providing basing for these additional units at (a) Dalton Barracks, Abingdon, (b) Kendrew Barracks, Cottesmore and (c) Imjin Barracks, Gloucester, by category of expenditure.

Photo of Andrew Murrison Andrew Murrison The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

It will take time to gather this information, I will write to the hon. Member.

Substantive answer from Dr Murrison to Mr Kevan Jones:

I undertook to write to you in response to your Parliamentary Question on 29 October 2013 (Hansard, column 449W) on additional expenditure incurred as part of the rebasing of the Army from Germany. The information is provided in the following table:

Site Expenditure (£ millions)
Dalton Barracks, Abingdon 4.6
Kendrew Barracks, Cottesmore 8
Imjin Barracks, Gloucester 63

In addition the Department has leased additional housing for families based at Imjin Barracks at an annual cost of £2.5 million.

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