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Falkland Islands: Defence

Volume 699: debated on Wednesday 5 March 2008

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What financial contribution the Administration of the Falkland Islands make to the cost of the British garrison. [HL2123]

The Falklands Islands Government directly contribute some £178,000 per annum to the cost of the Falkland Islands garrison. This contribution is in the form of the building of two married quarters each year (approximately £150,000) and part-funding the maintenance of the air terminal building (£28,000).