The Ministry of Defence has spent over £1m on empty barracks which were shut a year ago after a series of sex attacks by Libyan soldiers posted there.

According to figures obtained by the BBC through a Freedom of Information request, the MoD has spent £946,659 on bills and £138,000 on repairs for the Bassingbourn barracks near Cambridge.

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