HC Deb 24 July 1986 vol 102 cc338-9W
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

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