Brunei: Military Aid

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 18th June 2019.

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Photo of Ben Bradshaw Ben Bradshaw Labour, Exeter

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many British troops seconded to the Brunei armed forces are serving in a Bruneian uniform.

Photo of Ben Bradshaw Ben Bradshaw Labour, Exeter

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what roles are being carried out by the British troops seconded to the Brunei armed forces.

Photo of Mark Lancaster Mark Lancaster The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

The UK Armed Forces do not second personnel to the Brunei Armed Forces but do maintain 34 posts in the UK's Royal Brunei Armed Forces Loan Service Team, 29 of which are currently filled. All Loan Service personnel wear Royal Brunei Armed Forces uniform. The role of the Loan Service Team includes support for training and instruction, administration, dental services and concept development.

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