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Army Costs

Volume 461: debated on Monday 4 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence pursuant to the answer of 3 May 2007, Official Report, column 1851W, on army costs, for what purpose the chicken wire was erected at the residence of the Adjutant General. (136646)

[holding answer 14 May 2007]: The chicken wire was used to reinforce existing fencing to prevent persistent damage to the garden by local wildlife, including the consumption of vegetable crops.

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence pursuant to the answer of 3 May 2007, Official Report, column 1851W, on army costs, for what purpose the supa-stadia pitch marker was purchased for the residence of the Adjutant General. (136647)

[holding answer 14 May 2007]: The pitch marker paint was purchased, at a cost of £17, to mark the white lines on the tennis court at the residence occupied by the Adjutant General. It is only the second purchase of pitch marker paint in the last 14 years.