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Trident Submarines

Volume 485: debated on Wednesday 10 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what estimate he has made of the maintenance cost of Trident submarines in (a) 2008-09 and (b) each of the next five years. (241354)

The estimated maintenance costs of Vanguard class submarines in 2008-09 and each of the next five years, which cover fleet maintenance and capital spend incurred as part of the long overhaul period (refuel) (LOP-R) maintenance programme, are:

Total (£ million)

2008-09

95

2009-10

134

2010-11

152

2011-12

123

2012-13

105

2013-14

161