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Defence Academy: Finance

Volume 498: debated on Tuesday 27 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the budget of the Defence Academy of the UK was in each year since 2002; and how much the Academy has spent in (a) England, (b) Wales, (c) Northern Ireland, (d) Scotland and (e) overseas in each such year. (295765)

The Defence Academy's Operating cost for each financial year since 2002 is detailed in the following table.

Financial year

Net operating cost after interest (£)

2002-03

98,183,234

2003-04

97,098,893

2004-05

91,389,435

2005-06

128,385,106

2006-07

120,256,279

2007-08

129,695,219

2008-09

128,022,500

The additional information relating to how much the Academy has spent in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland and overseas in each year is not held centrally and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.