Monday, 3 November 2008
The Secretary of State was asked—
How many Royal Navy personnel are deployed in Afghanistan.
What work is being undertaken by the advanced research and assessment group at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom; and how many of its reports have been published.
What estimate he has made of the area of territory in Afghanistan under the control of (a) the Afghan Government, (b) the Taliban and (c) warlords in each of the last three years.
What rehabilitation services his Department provides for service personnel.
What assessment he has made of the military implications for NATO of recent developments in Russian security policy.
If he will make a statement on the future strike capability of the Royal Air Force.
Whether he plans to conduct a strategic defence review.
How much his Department has spent on the defence training review programme to date; and if he will make a statement.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. You will be aware that during last Thursday's business questions a number of hon. Members, myself included, raised the issue of the horror that is going on in...
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Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.— [Mr. Blizzard.]
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