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09Aug91 UK: MINISTRY OF DEFENCE COUNTS COST OF ATOMIC WEAPONS ESTABLISHMENT CONSTRUCTION PROJECT AT ALDERMASTON.

Construction work at the Atomic Weapons Establishment at Aldermaston in Berkshire will be completed in 1993, four years late and hundreds of millions of pounds over budget.The original £600 million cost of the Trident programme at Aldermaston has risen to more than £1,000 million.But a report issued last week by the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee said work at the warhead manufacturing facility had run efficiently since the National Nuclear Corporation was appointed ...

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