To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what (a) discussions and (b) other communications his Department has had with (i) the Ministry of Defence (MOD) and (ii) the Welsh Assembly Government on the relocation of MOD St Athan 4 School of Technical Training in each year since 2013; and if he will make a statement.
I have regular discussions with Ministers and Officials at the Ministry of Defence on defence matters relating to Wales, including MOD St Athan and the relocation of 4 School of Technical Training. My officials also have regular meetings and discussions with their counterparts.
In addition to general discussions where the issue was raised:
The Wales Office has not received any direct correspondence from the Welsh Government on this issue. Regular meetings are held between Ministry of Defence, Welsh Government and Wales Office officials regarding MoD St Athan which include discussion of 4 School of Technical Training.