§ 77. Mr. McGOVERN
asked the Financial Secretary to the War Office whether there have been any casualties among the British troops during the recent disturbances in Cyprus; and what is the total establishment of British forces now stationed in the island?
§ Mr. cooper
There have been no casualties amongst British troops in Cyprus. The normal establishment of troops in Cyprus is one company of infantry and ancillary troops. According to the latest information available, two additional companies of infantry, a detachment of an armoured car regiment and ancillary troops are temporarily in the island. The armoured car detachment is in process of being withdrawn.