Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 7th July 2022.

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Photo of John Healey John Healey Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many investigations have (a) been launched, (b) completed and (c) led to prosecutions by Service Police and the Service Prosecuting Authority into allegations against British personnel in Afghanistan since the closure of Operation Northmoor.

Photo of Leo Docherty Leo Docherty Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (jointly with the Ministry of Defence)

Since the closure of Operation Northmoor, a total of 52 investigations have been launched by the Service Police into allegations against British personnel in Afghanistan. All 52 investigations have been completed, none of which have led to prosecutions by the Service Prosecuting Authority.

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