To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if, pursuant to his answer of 14 March, Official Report, column 482, he will give in the Official Report a detailed breakdown of the individual cost per station per annum of retaining breeches buoy equipment.
The individual cost per station per annum of retaining breeches buoy equipment is approximately £1,400. This figure is made up as follows:—
|Payment to auxiliary in charge for maintenance of equipment—2·5 hours per week at £2·17||282·00|
|Trailer replacement and maintenance||200·00|
|Replacement and maintenance of equipment||466·00|
|Replacement line-throwing pistol (present system now obsolete and unobtainable)||150·00|
|Rockets, Ten per annum at £30·00 each||300·00|