Saturday, 25 July 2015

HL1489 – Falkland Islands: Armed Forces (Answered)

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the estimated annual cost to the public purse of maintaining the United Kingdom’s military presence in the Falkland Islands.

Earl Howe. The total annual running cost of the garrison in the Falkland Islands (including infrastructure costs) is around £85 million. In addition, as part of the Falkland Islands Defence Review, £180 million will be invested in improvements to the infrastructure over the next ten years.Read more HERE 

(RG) Worth every penny