RFA Tiderace

Ministry of Defence written question – answered at on 10 January 2017.

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Photo of Douglas Chapman Douglas Chapman Scottish National Party, Dunfermline and West Fife

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 19 December 2016 to Question 57254, what the cost was to the public purse of accommodation in South Korea for the Lady Sponsor for the naming ceremony for RFA Tiderace.

Photo of Douglas Chapman Douglas Chapman Scottish National Party, Dunfermline and West Fife

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 15 December 2016 to Question 56630, what the cost was to the public purse of (a) travel and (b) accommodation for the 25 members of the Armed Forces and 10 MoD civilian staff who attended the naming ceremony for RFA Tiderace.

Photo of Harriett Baldwin Harriett Baldwin The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

Of those Armed Forces personnel and Ministry of Defence civilian staff who attended the naming ceremony for Royal Fleet Auxiliary Tiderace in December 2016, only the Chief of Materiel (Fleet) and his Military Assistant travelled to the Republic of Korea (ROK) specifically for the event.

Costs of accommodation and transfers within the ROK were funded under the contract with Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering.

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