§ Mr. Douglas
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the proposed telecommunications station being built at Outhmuir, Fife, giving details of the costs and the purpose of the system in terms of overall operation.
§ Mr. Alan Clark
The installations under construction at Outhmuir, Fife, are components of the Uniter communications system and the associated bearer network, Boxer. The estimated total costs of Uniter and Boxer at 1991–92 prices are about £410 million and £230 million respectively.