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British Antarctic Territory: Expenditure

Volume 458: debated on Thursday 22 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how much was spent on (a) administration and (b) capital expenditure on the British Antarctic Territory in (A) 2002, (B) 2004 and (C) 2006. (128654)

Direct staff administration costs for the Government of the British Antarctic Territory (BAT) are met by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. There is no capital expenditure. The non-staff administration costs for the BAT are as follows:

Amount (£)

2002-031

33,641.56

2004-051

20,175.27

2005-061

7,562.32

1 The BAT financial year runs from 1 July to 30 June so final figures for 2006-07 are not yet available.