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Gulf War 1990-91: Cost of Operations

Volume 688: debated on Monday 8 January 2007

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What was the final cost of the British military contribution to the 1990-91 Gulf War; and how much of this was repaid to the British Exchequer by states in the Middle East. [HL784]

MoD identifies the costs of operations in terms of the net additional costs it has incurred. The total additional Gulf conflict costs between 1990-91 and 1993-94 were £2,469 million. Contributions from other nations totalled £2,049 million of which £1,520 million was funded by states in the Middle East.