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Tavr (Training)

Volume 888: debated on Monday 10 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence whether he will make a statement about the policy of the Government in regard to members of the TAVR completing their annual training liability in Ulster.

No TAVR members or units based in Great Britain go to Northern Ireland for training. TAVR units based in Northern Ireland carry out their annual 15-day training

£ million
1964–65 to 1973–74April 1974 to February 1975
National Coal Board—
Grants in connection with pit closures70·48·4
Payments on account of deferment of colliery closures2·4
Payments towards costs of premature pensions for redundant mineworkers11·23·0
Deficit grants102·5128·2*
Reimbursement of contributions towards increased pensions8·38·3
Operational grants109·08·8
Rail freight subsidy for domestic solid fuel2·1
Electricity Industry (England and Wales)—
Compensation for additional coal burn15·6
Compensation for costs of additional stocking24·9
Compensation for accelerating capital expenditure to promote employment0·74·3
Compensation for price restraint92·3176·3*
Electricity Industry (Scotland)—
Compensation for additional coal burn2·0
Compensation for costs of additional stocking0·80·03
Compensation for accelerating capital expenditure to promote employment0·11·5
Compensation for price restraint10·412·8*
British Gas Corporation—
Compensation for additional gasification of coal and production of coke3·0
Compensation for accelerating capital expenditure to promote employment0·4
Compensation for price restraint33·441·5*
Post Office—
Compensation for price restraint9·7123·6*
British Airports Authority—
Capital grant for development of Edinburgh airport0·63·6

camp in Great Britain or in BAOR; they conduct weekend training within TAVR centres or Army training areas in Northern Ireland or Great Britain.