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Jubilee Celebrations

Volume 934: debated on Monday 27 June 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence what was the estimated cost of transporting and billeting the Queen's Household Cavalry in Glasgow during the Jubilee celebrations.

The estimated cost for the participation of the Household Cavalry in Jubilee events in Scotland is £42,000. It is not possible to apportion this cost between the areas in which the various events took place.

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what was the estimated cost to his Department of the Jubilee celebrations.

The estimated cost is about £330,000. This covers the Fleet Review at Spithead, the Reserve Forces Review at Wembley, the Army Review in Germany and the Royal Air Force Review at Finningley, together with Services presence in connection with the Thanksgiving Services in Glasgow, London and Cardiff.