Iraq: Peacekeeping Operations

Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs written question – answered on 21st April 2008.

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Photo of Edward Davey Edward Davey Shadow Secretary of State (Foreign Affairs), Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Foreign Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many complaints have been received relating to the behaviour of individuals employed by private military companies under contract to the UK Government in (a) Iraq and (b) Afghanistan since 2003, broken down by type of complaint.

Photo of David Miliband David Miliband Foreign Secretary

One complaint has been received about the alleged discharge of a weapon by an individual working for a private security company contracted to the Government in Iraq. On investigation the complaint proved to be unfounded as the incident involved a company that had no connection with the Government. No complaints have been received about the behaviour of individuals working for private security companies contracted to the Government in Afghanistan.

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