(Source: UK Ministry of Defence)
12:00 AM, November 27, 2008
Various newspapers have reported that the MOD has requested 3.7 billion from the Treasury to cover the costs of operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.>> The MOD has made a routine request to Parliament for the additional costs of operations in this financial year (2008/2009). The MOD has estimated and requested 3.7 billion for the costs of operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Balkans.>> The MOD submits two operational costs estimates throughout the financial year to ensure that figures presented to Parliament are realistic.