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British Airports Authority

Volume 116: debated on Monday 11 May 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport what has been the total amount paid each year since 1979 by the British Airports Authority for security at each of its airports.

Before the winding up of the aviation security fund in April 1983 BAA's security costs were reimbursed from the fund. In 1982–83, the final year of the fund, the payment to BAA, excluding that in respect of policing, was £20,592,422, made up as follows:

£
Heathrow12,493,114
Gatwick4,294,867
Glasgow1,746,362
Stansted290,770
Edinburgh783,840
Aberdeen711,569
Prestwick271,920
Corresponding figures for earlier years are not immediately available. The costs incurred since the fund was wound up are entirely a matter for BAA.