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Raf Binbrook

Volume 116: debated on Thursday 14 May 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence what was the number of men stationed at, the number of civilians employed at, and the annual total cost of RAF Binbrook for each of the last eight years.

The present cost accounting system for RAF stations has been in operation for only the last five years. During this period the annual direct operating costs at RAF Binbrook have been as follows:

£ million
1982–8327·1
1983–8431·6
1984–8539·3
1985–8637·8
11986–8740·0
1 Estimate.
Over the same period the number of civilian staff, including part-time employees, as at 1 April each year, has been as follows:

Number
1983134
1984111
1985111
1986113
1987111
It is not our practice, for security reasons, to publish the number of senior personnel at individual stations or establishments.