Trident Submarines: Finance

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 17th March 2023.

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Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Labour, North Durham

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much of the £5 billion funding for his Department announced on 13 March 2023 will be allocated to the Dreadnought programme.

Photo of Alex Chalk Alex Chalk The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

Of the £5 billion announced by the Prime Minister, £3 billion in additional funding will be invested across the defence nuclear enterprise.

The Department is currently working through the allocation of this funding, but the existing funding mechanism for Dreadnought is already well established.

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