HC Deb 10 June 1971 vol 818 c353W
37. Mr. Wall

asked the Minister of State for Defence if he will make a statement about the level of British troops to be maintained in Malta.

Mr. G. Johnson Smith

We have decided to replace the infantry battalion, stationed in Malta, at the end of its normal tour of duty later this year. The replacement unit will be a Royal Marine Commando Group.

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