HC Deb 03 June 1964 vol 695 cc164-5W
54. Mr. Shinwell

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what is the number of British military bases overseas; where those bases are situated; and what is the total number of ground, air and naval forces involved.

Mr. Thorneycroft

Three. Cyprus, Aden and Singapore. About 14,000, 12,000 and 32,000.