To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) how much has been spent on the Faslane Trident training facility in financial years (a) 1987–88, (b) 1988–89, (c) 1989–90 and (d) 1990–91 in (i) thenyear prices and (ii) 1991–92 prices;(2) how much has been spent on the Faslane shiplift in financial years
(a) 1987–88, (b) 1988–89, (c) 1989–90, (d) 1990–91 and (e) 1991–92 in (i) thenyear prices and (ii) 1991–92 prices;
(3) how much has been spent on the Coulport maintenance support building in financial years (a) 1990–91, and (b) 1991–92 in (i) thenyear prices, and (ii) 1991–92 prices;
(4) how much has been spent on shore construction at Faslane and Coulport in support of the Trident programme in each of the last 10 financial years in (i) thenyear prices, and (ii) 1991–92 prices;
(5) how much has been spent on the Coulport reentry body processing building in the financial years (a) 1987–88, (b) 1988–89, (c) 1989–90, (d) 1990–91 and (e) 1991–92 in (i) thenyear prices and (ii) 1991–92 prices;
(6) how much has been spent on the Faslane site services distribution 1 to 4 berths in financial years (a) 1989–90, (b) 1990–91, and (c) 1991–92, in (i) thenyear prices, and (ii) 1991–92 prices;
(7) how much has been spent on the Faslane strategic weapons support system in financial years (a) 1987–88, (b) 1988–89, (c) 1989–90, (d) 1990–91 and (e) 1991–92, in (i) thenyear prices and (ii) 1991–92 prices;
(8) how much has been spent on the Faslane Neptune senior ratings mess in financial years (a) 1989–90, (b) 1990–91 and (c) 1991–92 in (i) thenyear prices and (ii) current prices;
(9) how much has been spent on the Coulport electrical generating station in financial years (a) 1987–88, (b) 1988–89, (c) 1989–90, (d) 1990–91 and (e) 1991–92 in (i) thenyear prices and (ii) 1991–92 prices;
(10) how much has been spent on the Coulport ready issue magazines in financial years (a) 1987–88, (b) 1988–89, (c) 1989–90, (d) 1990–91 and (e) 1991–92 in (i) thenyear prices, and (ii) 1991–92 prices;
(11) how much has been spent on the Faslane finger jetty in financial years (a) 1987–88, (b) 1988–89, (c) 1989–90, (d 1990–91, and (e) 1991–92, in (i) thenyear prices and (ii) 1991–92 prices;
(12) how much has been spent on the Coulport special area security in the financial years (a) 1987–88, (b) 1988–89, (c) 1989–90, (d) 1990–91 and (e) 1991–92 in (i) thenyear prices and (ii) 1991–92 prices;
(13) how much has been spent on the Faslane dockside cranes in financial years (a) 1989–90, (b) 1990–91, and (c) 1991–92, in (i) thenyear prices, and (ii) 1991–92 prices;
£ thousands  
Project
 Capital
 Resources
 Total

Trident training facility  12,140  2,440  14,580 
Faslane shiplift  125,369  41,917  167,286 
Coulport maintenance support building  829  1,292  2,121 
Faslane shore construction  343,303  99,756  443,059 
Coulport shore construction  276,793  69,035  345,828 
Coulport reentry body processing building  7,790  1,560  9,350 
Faslane SSD/1 to 4 berth  6,095  3,013  9,108 
Faslane strategic weapons support building  14,094  3,237  17,331 
Faslane senior rates mess  807  878  1,685 
Coulport generating station  27,496  8,537  36,033 
Coulport ready issue magazines  11,043  2,268  13,311 
Faslane finger jetty  15,506  5,184  20,690 
Coulport special area security  18,421  3,783  22,204 
Faslane dockside cranes  15,586  5,211  20,797 
Coulport explosives handling jetty  63,368  23,759  87,127 
Coulport jetty foreshore  12,205  2,419  14,624 
Coulport jetty roads and perimeter fence  28,476  5,645  34,121 
Coulport reentry body magazines  15,540  3,191  18,731 
Faslane northern utilities building  30,048  10,047  40,095 
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) if he will make a statement about the role and function of the Coulport ready issue magazines;(2) if he will make a statement about the role and function of the Faslane finger jetty;(3) if he will make a statement about the role and function of the Coulport special area security;(4) if he will make a statement about the role and function of the Faslane dockside cranes;(5) if he will make a statement about the role and function of the Coulport explosives handling jetty;(6) if he will make a statement about the role and function of the Coulport jetty roads and perimeter fence;(7) if he will make a statement about the role and function of the Coulport reentry body magazine;(8) if he will make a statement about the role and function of the Faslane northern utilities building;
(14) how much has been spent on the Coulport explosives handling jetty in financial years (a) 1987–88, (b) 1988–89, (c) 1989–90, (d) 1990–91 and (e) 1991–92 in (i) thenyear prices and (ii) 1991–92 prices;
(15) how much has been spent on the Coulport jetty foreshore in financial years (a) 1987–88, (b) 1988–89, (c) 1989–90, (d) 1990–91 and (e) 1991–92 in (i) thenyear prices and (ii) 1991–92 prices;
(16) how much has been spent on the Coulport jetty roads and perimeter fence in financial years (a) 1987–88, (b) 1988–89, (c) 1989–90, (d) 1990–91, and (e) 1991–92 in (i) thenyear prices and (ii) 1991–92 prices;
(17) how much has been spent on the Coulport reentry body magazine in financial years (a) 1987–88, (b) 1988–89, (c) 1989–90, (d) 1990–91 and (e) 1991–92 in (i) thenyear prices and (ii) 1991–92 prices;
(18) how much has been spent on the Faslane northern utilities building in the financial years (a) 1987–88, (b) 1988–89, (c) 1989–90, (d) 1990–91, and (e) 1991–92 in (i) thenyear prices and (ii) 1991–92 prices.
The information is not available in the form requested and could be provided only at disproportionate cost. However, cumulative capital and resource cash outturn figures to the end of 1990–91 for these projects are shown in the table:(9) if he will make a statement about the role and function of the Coulport jetty foreshore;(10) if he will make a statement about the role and function of the Coulport electrical generating station;(11) if he will make a statement about the role and function of the Faslane strategic weapons support system;(12) if he will make a statement about the role and function of the Faslane Neptune senior ratings mess;(13) if he will make a statement about the role and function of the Coulport reentry body processing building;(14) if he will make a statement about the role and function of the Faslane site services distribution/1 to 4 berths;(15) if he will make a statement about the role and function of the Coulport maintenance support building;(16) if he will make a statement about the role and function of the Faslane trident training facility;
(17) if he will make a statement about the role and function of the Faslane shiplift.
These facilities will variously support Vanguard submarines, some other classes of submarine, and the Trident strategic weapons system.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) how much of the cost of the Coulport reentry body magazine is attributable to the Trident programme;(2) how much of the cost of the Coulport electrical generating station is attributable to the Trident programme;(3) how much of the cost of the Coulport reentry body processing building is attributable to the Trident programme;(4) how much of the cost of the Coulport jetty roads and perimeter fence is attributable to the Trident programme;(5) how much of the cost of the Coulport explosives handling jetty is attributable to the Trident programme;(6) how much of the cost of the Coulport jetty foreshore is attributable to the Trident programme;(7) how much of the cost of the Faslane strategic weapons support system is attributable to the Trident programme;(8) how much of the cost of the Coulport ready issue magazines is attributable to the Trident programme;(9) how much of the cost of the Faslane finger jetty is attributable to the Trident programme;(10) how much of the cost of the Faslane dockside cranes is attributable to the Trident programme;(11) how much of the cost of the Faslane Trident training facility is attributable to the Trident programme;(12) how much of the cost of the Faslane Neptune senior ratings mess is attributable to the Trident programme;(13) how much of the cost of the Faslane northern utilities building is attributable to the Trident programme;(14) how much of the cost of the Coulport special area security is attributable to the Trident programme;(15) how much of the cost of the Faslane shiplift is attributable to the Trident programme;(16) how much of the cost of the Faslane site services Distribution/1 to 4 berths is attributable to the Trident programme.
It is not our policy to discuss the detailed Trident attribution of individual projects or contract packages.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) what was the original estimate of expenditure, in 1991–92 prices, on the Faslane Neptune senior ratings mess; what is the current estimate of expenditure; and what are the reasons for the difference;(2) what is the expected expenditure, in 1991–92 prices, on the Coulport jetty roads and perimeter fence in financial years
(a) 1992–93 and (b) 1993–94;
(3) what is the expected expenditure, in 199192 prices, on the Coulport electrical generating station in financial years (a) 1992–93 and (b) 1993–94;
(4) what was the original estimate of expenditure, in 1991–92 prices, on the Faslane northern utilities building; what is the current estimate of expenditure; and what are the reasons for the difference;
(5) what is the expected expenditure, in 1991–92 prices, on the Coulport ready issue magazines in financial years (a) 1992–93, (b) 1993–94 and (c) 1994–95;
(6) what is the expected expenditure, in 199192 prices, on the Faslane finger jetty in the financial years (a) 1992–93 and (b) 1993–94;
(7) what was the original estimate of expenditure, in 1991–92 prices, on the Coulport special area security; what is the current estimate of expenditure; and what were the reasons for the difference;
(8) what is the expected expenditure, in 1991–92 prices, on the Faslane dockside cranes in financial years (a) 1992–93 and (b) 1993–94;
(9) what was the original estimate of expenditure, in 1991–92 prices, on the Faslane shiplift; what is the current estimate of expenditure; and what were the reasons for the difference;
(10) what was the original estimate of expenditure, in 1991–92 prices, on the Coulport maintenance support building; what is the current estimate of expenditure; and what are the reasons for the difference;
(11) what is the expected expenditure, in 199192 prices, on the Coulport explosives handling jetty in financial years (a) 1992–93, (b) 1993–94 and (c) 1994–95;
(12) what is the expected expenditure, in 1991–92 prices, on the Coulport jetty foreshore in financial years (a) 1992–93 and (b) 1993–94;
(13) what was the original estimate of expenditure, in 1991–92 prices, on the Faslane site services distribution/ 1 to 4 berths; what is the current estimate of expenditure; and what are the reasons for the difference;
(14) what was the original estimate of expenditure, in 1991–92 prices, on the Coulport reentry body processing building; what is the current estimate of expenditure; and what are the reasons for the difference;
(15) what is the expected expenditure, in 1991–92 prices, on the Faslane shiplift in financial years (a) 1992–93, (b) 1993–94 and (c) 1994–95;
(16) what is the expected expenditure, in 1991–92 prices, on the Coulport maintenance support building in financial years (a) 1992–93, (b) 1993–94 and 1994–95;
(17) what was the original estimate of expenditure, in 1991–92 prices, on the Faslane Trident training facility; what is the current estimate of expenditure; and what are the reasons for the difference;
(18) what is the expected expenditure, in 1991–92 prices, on the Faslane site services distribution/ 1 to 4 berths in financial years (a) 1992–93 and (b) 1993–94;
(19) what was the original estimate of expenditure, in 1991–92 prices, on the Coulport electrical generating station; what is the current estimate of expenditure; and what are the reasons for the difference between these estimates;
(20) what is the expected expenditure, in 1991–92 prices, on the Faslane northern utilities building in financial years (a) 1992–93 and (b) 1993–94;
(21) what was the original estimate of expenditure, in 1991–92 prices, on the Coulport jetty foreshore; what is the current estimate of expenditure; and what are the reasons for the difference;
(22) what was the original estimate of expenditure, in 1991–92 prices, on the Coulport ready issue magazines; what is the current estimate of expenditure; and what are the reasons for the difference;
(23) what was the original estimate of expenditure, in 1991–92 prices, on the Faslane finger jetty; what is the current estimate of expenditure; and what are the reasons for the difference;
(24) what was the original estimate of expenditure, in 1991–92 prices, on the Faslane dockside cranes; what is the current estimate of expenditure; and what are the reasons for the difference;
(25) what was the original estimate of expenditure, in 1991–92 prices, on the Faslane strategic weapons support system; what is the current estimate of expenditure; and what are the reasons for the difference;
(26) what was the original estimate of expenditure, in 1991–92 prices, on the Coulport jetty roads and perimeter fence; what is the current estimate of expenditure; and what are the reasons for the difference;
(27) what is the cost of the Coulport maintenance support building;
(28) what was the original estimate of expenditure, in 1991–92 prices, on the Coulport explosives handling jetty; what is the current estimate of expenditure; and what are the reasons for the difference;
(29) what is the expected expenditure, in 1991–92 prices, on the Faslane Neptune senior rates mess in financial year 1992–93;
(30) what was the original estimate of expenditure, in 1991–92 prices, on the Coulport reentry body magazine; what is the current estimate of expenditure; and what are the reasons for the difference.
It is not our policy to discuss the latest estimated costs or expected annual expenditure of individual projects or contract packages for reasons of commercial confidentiality.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) what is the current estimate of year of completion for the Faslane site services distribution 1 to 4 berths; and what was the original estimate of year of completion;(2) what is the current estimate of year of completion for the Coulport special area security; and what was the original estimate of the year of completion;(3) what is the current estimate of year of completion for the Faslane shiplift; and what was the original estimate of year of completion;(4) what is the current estimate of year of completion for the Faslane northern utilities building, and what was the original estimate of year of completion;(5) what is the current estimate of year of completion for the Coulport maintenance support building; and what was the original estimate of year of completion;(6) what is the current estimate of year of completion for the Faslane Neptune senior ratings mess; and what was the original estimate of year of completion;(7) what is the current estimate of year of completion for the Coulport reentry body magazine; and what was the original estimate of year of completion;(8) what is the current estimate of year of completion for the Coulport electrical generating station; and what was the original estimate of year of completion;(9) what is the current estimate of year of completion for the Coulport reentry body processing building; and what was the original estimate of year of completion;(10) what is the current estimate of year of completion for the Coulport jetty roads and perimeter fence; and what was the original estimate of year of completion;
(11) what is the current estimate of year of completion for the Coulport explosives handling jetty; and what was the original estimate of year of completion;
(12) what is the current estimate of year of completion for the Coulport jetty foreshore; and what was the original estimate of year of completion.
(13) what is the current estimate of year of completion for the Faslane strategic weapons support system; and what was the original estimate of year of completion;
(14) what is the current estimate of year of completion for the Coulport ready issue magazines; and what was the original estimate of year of completion;
(15) what is the current estimate of year of completion for the Faslane finger jetty, and what was the original estimate of year of completion;
(16) what is the current estimate of year of completion for the Faslane dockside cranes; and what was the original estimate of year of completion;
(17) what is the current estimate of year of completion for the Faslane Trident training facility; and what was the original estimate of year of completion;
The information requested is shown in the table:
Project  Estimated year of completion  
^{1}Original  Current  
Faslane SSD/1–4 Berth  1993–94  1993–94 
Coulport special area security  1990–91  Complete 
Faslane shiplift  1990–91  1993–94 
Northern Utilities Building  1990–91  1991–92 
Coulport Maintenance Support Building  1992–93  1992–93 
Faslane senior rates mess  1991–92  ^{2}1991–92 
Reentry body magazines  1991–92  1991–92 
Coulport generator station  1991–92  1991–92 
Reentry body processing building  1991–92  1991–92 
Jetty roads and perimeter fence  1990–91  ^{3}199I–92 
Explosives handling jetty  1991–92  1992–93 
Coulport jetty foreshore  1991–92  ^{4}1991–92 
Strategic weapons support building  1990–91  completed 
Coulport ready issue magazines  1991–92  1991–92 
Finger jetty  1990–91  1991–92 
Dockside cranes  1990–91  1991–92 
Trident training facility  1988–89  works completed 1988–89 
^{1} At time of contract let.  
^{2} Advanced works only.  
^{3} Jetty link road and fence.  
^{4} Jetty support area. 
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) why the Coulport reentry body magazine was not included in table 1 of class I, vote 4 of the supply estimates for 1991–92;(2) why the Coulport reentry body processing building was not included in table 1 of class I, vote 4 of the supply estimates for 1991–92;(3) why the Coulport jetty roads and perimeter fence was not included in table 1 of class I, vote 4 of the supply estimates for 1991–92;(4) why the Faslane strategic weapons support system was not listed in table 2 of class I, vote 4 of the supply estimates for 1991–92;(5) why the Coulport special area security was not included in table 1 of class I, vote 4 of the supply estimates for 1991–92;
(6) why the Coulport maintenance support building was not included in table 1 of class I, vote 4 of the supply estimates for 1991–92.
My noble Friend the UnderSecretary of State for the Armed Forces will write to the hon. Member.