Nuclear Weapons

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 20th December 2017.

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Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Labour, North Durham

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to page 16 of Defence Equipment & Support Annual Report and Accounts 2016-17, if he will provide further details of the cost overruns associated with demonstration and manufacture phase projects under the DG Nuclear Command Acquisition and Support Plan.

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

The aggregated forecast cost variance of £505.2 million reflects ongoing demonstration and manufacture work associated with the Astute programme.

Disclosure of further details may prejudice commercial discussions and interests.

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