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Breeches Buoy Equipment

Volume 130: debated on Monday 28 March 1988

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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:—

Cost (£)
Payment to auxiliary in charge for maintenance of equipment—2·5 hours per week at £2·17282·00
Trailer replacement and maintenance200·00
Replacement and maintenance of equipment466·00
Replacement line-throwing pistol (present system now obsolete and unobtainable)150·00
Rockets, Ten per annum at £30·00 each300·00
Total1,39800
The figures for replacement rocket equipment are approximate, and should he taken as a minimum.