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Armed Forces: Fuels

Volume 479: debated on Thursday 17 July 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what planning assumptions his Department made regarding the unit cost of principal hydrocarbon fuels used by HM Armed Forces in determining its budget allocations for (a) 2007-08 and (b) 2008-09. (219233)

The final Defence Corporate Planning Assumptions used when setting budget allocations for 2007-08 and 2008-09 were as follows:

Propulsion fuel prices

£ per cubic metre

2007-08

2008-09

Aviation Fuel

350

440

Marine Fuel

280

360

Road Diesel

880

1090

Other Propulsion Fuel

860

1020