§ 62. Mr. Emrys Hughes
asked the Secretary of State for Defence what has been the total expenditure on the Polaris submarine programme up to 31st December 1968; how much on the base at Faslane; how much on the missile depot at Coulport; and how much further expenditure he estimates will be spent on the four submarines and depot and base in Faslane in 1969.
§ Dr. David Owen
The answers to the first three parts of the Question are £280 million; £30 million; and £11 million. As regards the last part of the Question, it is not the practice to give detailed forecasts of expenditure beyond the current financial year.