Tag Parliamentary Answers

Percent of GDP

Their Lordships sometimes ask defence related questions. Lord Wigley (Plaid Cymru) To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the projected out-turn for defence expenditure in the current financial year; what proportion of the United Kingdom’s gross domestic product that figure represents; and what were the comparable…

Flying costs per hour

A XI(B) Sqn Tornado GR4 training for deployment to Afghanistan
You often see flying costs per hour in Parliamentary answers where the costs are expressed as Marginal Cost and Full Cost but what constitutes both is often not well understood. The official definition is… Marginal Cost The marginal cost is the variable cost incurred in  using an aircraft or one additional flying hour and takes into account the following:…

We Have Winner

Surely this is the best so far… Vending Machines Debbie Abrahams: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many vending machines in his Department’s premises contain snack foods that are high in calories and low in nutritional value. [163525]…