Trident Submarines: Procurement

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 26th May 2022.

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Photo of John Healey John Healey Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much and what proportion of the £10 billion contingency provided by the Treasury for the Dreadnought programme has been spent as of 19 May 2022.

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

The contingency draw-down figure for Financial Year 2021-22 will be included in the Ministry of Defence (MOD) Annual Report and Accounts after the conclusion of the annual audit.

Up to March 2021, the MOD has drawn-down £865 million, just under nine per cent, of the HMT-held Dreadnought contingency.

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