HC Deb 26 February 1980 vol 979 cc512-3W
Mr. Rowlands

asked the Lord Privy Seal what additional support services are planned on Diego Garcia; what is the estimated cost; and who will pay for them.

Mr. Luce

Additional support services planned for Diego Garcia envisage the improvement of staging and handling capacity for ships and aircraft. The cost over the period 1981–84 is estimated at approximately $140 million, to be met by the United States Government.