§ Mr. Ben Chapman
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will make a statement on the funding of the UK Atomic Energy Authority Constabulary.
§ Mr. Wilson
The funding of the UKAEA Constabulary is paid by the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, BNFL plc and URENCO Ltd. The Police Authority sets the annual budget for the Constabulary. Expenditure in financial year 2001–02 amounted to £23,381,000. The figure of expenditure for the year just ended is not yet available.