Armed Forces: Scotland

Defence written question – answered on 7th January 2013.

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Photo of Menzies Campbell Menzies Campbell Member, Draft Detention of Terrorist Suspects (Temporary Extension) Bills (Joint Committee), Member, Foreign Affairs Committee, Member, Intelligence and Security (Joint Committee), Member, Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee) 7th January 2013

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence with reference to the statement of 18 July 2011, Official Report, column 643, on defence transformation, what the projected increase in the number of uniformed personnel to be based in Scotland were in each of the three armed services at the time of the statement.

Photo of Andrew Murrison Andrew Murrison The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence 7th January 2013

The figure given in the statement of 18 July 2011 was a broad estimate based on the potential effect of the basing measures outlined. However, the composition of the projected change is dependent upon the outcome of a number of detailed pieces of work, including Army 2020 and the footprint strategy.

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