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Trident: Costs

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 22nd October 2019.

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Photo of Martin Docherty Martin Docherty Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Industries of the Future and Blockchain Technologies)

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of maintaining the Trident Nuclear Weapons programme in (a) 2019 and (b) the lifetime of that programme.

Photo of Anne-Marie Trevelyan Anne-Marie Trevelyan The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave on 9 September 2019 to Question 286283 to the hon. Member for North East Fife (Stephen Gethins).

286283 - Trident (Word Document, 31.59 KB)

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