§ Mr. Gregor Mackenzie
asked the Minister of State for Defence by what authority members of the Parachute Regiment were instructed to perform their display at the inspection of the Duke of Atholl's private army, the Atholl Highlanders; what was the cost to public funds; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. G. Johnson Smith
This was a private engagement entered into by the regiment. The display involved no cost to public funds.