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To ask the Secretary of State for Defence with reference to his Department's mortality statistics on the causes of death among Gulf War Veterans and Gulf War Era Veterans for the period of 1 April 1991 to 31 December 2011, how many veterans from each group (a) died of each cause of death, (b) served in each branch of the services and (c) had been diagnosed with (i) primary lateral sclerosis, (ii) amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, (iii) neurological condition of unknown aetiology, (iv) post traumatic stress syndrome and (v) spastic paraparesis.
|Service at time of Gulf||Gulf||Era Comparison Group|
|Royal Air Force||10,055||10,059|
Information on causes of death, and diagnosis of illness, beyond the breakdown already provided in the 1990-1991 Gulf Conflict—UK Gulf Veterans Mortality Data: Causes of Death, would require a search of individual medical records and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.