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Territorial Army

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 2nd November 2009.

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Photo of Chloe Smith Chloe Smith Conservative, Norwich North 2:30 pm, 2nd November 2009

What plans he has for the future of the Territorial Army.

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Photo of Bob Ainsworth Bob Ainsworth The Secretary of State for Defence

I refer the hon. Lady to the answer that I gave earlier to Mr. Dunne.

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Photo of Chloe Smith Chloe Smith Conservative, Norwich North

What plans does the Secretary of State have to assist, financially or otherwise, TA units such as mine in Norwich to re-book the training that has been cancelled due to the budgetary fiasco of this Government's making?

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Photo of Bob Ainsworth Bob Ainsworth The Secretary of State for Defence

We believe that it should be possible to recommence the training within the next couple of weeks. Obviously, that may be problematical for some people, but we hope that they will be able to recommence as soon as is practicable.

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