Defence: Northern Ireland

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 29th June 2020.

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Photo of Gavin Robinson Gavin Robinson Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Home Affairs), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Defence)

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much and what proportion of his Department's procurement budget has been spent in Northern Ireland in each of the last five financial years.

Photo of Gavin Robinson Gavin Robinson Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Home Affairs), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Defence)

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much his Department has spent on procurement in each UK region, in each of the last five financial years.

Photo of Jeremy Quin Jeremy Quin The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) regularly publishes expenditure with UK industry, broken down by both region and industry group.

The latest bulletin on MOD regional expenditure can be found at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/mod-regional-expenditure-with-uk-industry-and-supported-employment-201819

For Northern Ireland, MOD expenditure over the last five financial years is detailed in the table below.

Financial Year

Expenditure (£ million)

2014-15

123

2015-16

103

2016-17

107

2017-18

110

2018-19

117

The figures in this table have been rounded to the nearest £1 million and adjusted for inflation using HM Treasury Gross Domestic Product deflators (September 2019).

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