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Defence: Finance

Volume 465: debated on Wednesday 24 October 2007

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer of 2 July 2007, Official Report, column 932W, on Defence: Finance, what the Ministry of Defence's upper limit for non-cash to near cash switches was for financial years 2001-02 to 2007-08. (156005)

Full resource budgeting was introduced in 2003-04. From that point, as set out in the answer of 2 July, Official Report, column 932W, the upper limit for non-cash to near cash switches is reflected in the relevant parliamentary supply estimate. These are detailed as follows:

£ million

2004-05 Main estimate

350

2005-06 Main estimate

350

2006-07 Main estimate

380

Winter supplementary estimate

100

Spring supplementary estimate

150

2007-08 Main estimate

440