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Reserve Forces: Scotland

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 14th February 2018.

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Photo of Martin Docherty Martin Docherty Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Industries for the future)

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will place in the Library a list of all UK Armed Forces reserve units based in Scotland.

Photo of Tobias Ellwood Tobias Ellwood The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

A list containing the main Royal Navy/Royal Marines and Royal Air Force Armed Forces Reserve units based in Scotland is provided below.

Reserve Unit


Royal Navy


MOD Caledonia, Rosyth, Dundee, Fife


Govern, Glasgow

Royal Marine

RMR Scotland HQ

MOD Caledonia, Rosyth, Govern, Glasgow (collocated with RNR Unit), Dundee, Fife, Aberdeen

Royal Air Force

2622 Squadron (Highland)

RAF Lossiemouth, Lossiemouth

612 Squadron (County of Aberdeen)

Leuchars, St Andrews

603 Squadron (City of Edinburgh)

Learmonth Terrace, Edinburgh

602 Squadron (City of Glasgow)

Kings Park, Glasgow

For a list of the Army Reserve units based in Scotland I refer the hon. Member to the reply given by my noble Friend, the Minister of State for Defence, Earl Howe, to the noble Lord, Lord Campbell of Pittenweem, in the House of Lords on 26 July 2017 to question HL866.


HL866 - Army Units in Scotland (Word Document, 22.49 KB)

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