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Nuclear Defence

Volume 455: debated on Thursday 25 January 2007

19. To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer which Government Departments have made submissions for funding for expenditure related to nuclear defence in the context of the comprehensive spending review. (111040)

The White Paper, ‘The Future of the United Kingdom’s Nuclear Deterrent’, published in December 2006, set out that decisions on the level of investment in nuclear and conventional capability will be taken in the Comprehensive Spending Review, the results of which will be announced later this year. Departmental submissions on a range of spending issues will be considered in the CSR and the outcomes published in due course.