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Mount Pleasant Airport

Volume 82: debated on Wednesday 10 July 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will give a breakdown of the £89 million required for the progress of the Mount Pleasant airport in the Falklands after 1 June.

It is not the practice to disclose rates for particular components of Government contracts, but I can say that essentially the sum covers the balance of work to complete the secondary runway, aircraft apron, roads, buildings and services, together with the site clearance of temporary facilities when construction ceases and the usual provisions for retention pending the expiry of maintenance periods on work already completed.