Military Bases: Families

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 16th January 2015.

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Photo of Andrew Griffiths Andrew Griffiths Conservative, Burton

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many families are resident on (a) Army, (b) Royal Navy, (c) Marines and (d) Royal Air Force bases (i) in the UK and (ii) abroad.

Photo of Anna Soubry Anna Soubry The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

The Ministry of Defence has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.

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Tartan Giant
Posted on 19 Jan 2015 9:11 am (Report this annotation)

What silly questions to ask - our enemies will love to know the strength and spread of our "armed forces" and their close families.
I would NOT answer these questions as it is a matter of National Security.