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To ask the Secretary of State for Defence
(1) what consultation has taken place with the Service Chiefs on the future of the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme;
(2) what recent discussions he has had with the hon. Member for East Renfrewshire about the future of the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme; and what the outcomes of those discussions were.
The three Service secretariats were consulted as part of the Houghton review. A Two Star AFPS military champion has been appointed to co-ordinate the Department's support to the scheme.
I had the opportunity to discuss the scheme with Mr Murphy, on