Armed Forces: Training

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 23rd February 2015.

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Photo of Lord Eames Lord Eames Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to encourage co-operation in training between the armed forces of the United Kingdom and those of the Republic of Ireland.

Photo of Lord Astor of Hever Lord Astor of Hever The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

On 19 January 2015, the Secretary of State for Defence signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Ireland designed to increase the level of Defence engagement between our Armed Forces; it includes provision for co-operation on training.

A copy of the Memorandum of Understanding is attached.

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