§ Mr. Willie W. Hamilton
asked the Prime Minister what is the total estimated cost to public funds of the royal wedding; and if she will give a detailed breakdown of that total.
§ The Prime Minister
The estimated costs to the Exchequer are:
£ Department of the Environment Provision of flags, removal of traffic bollards, security checks and provision of temporary lavatories for the public. 40,000 Ministry of Defence Provision of security and ceremonial services. 12,000 Metropolitan Police The additional cost of policing. Other additional costs of catering, transport and barriers are not yet quantifiable. 61,000