§ Mrs. Winifred Ewing
asked the Secretary of State for Defence, of the 733 members of the British Forces seconded to non-NATO countries, what numbers are serving in Scotland and in Moray and Nairn, respectively; and to which countries have they in each case been seconded.
§ Mr. John
Of the 733 British Service men currently serving abroad on loan, in exchange posts or as members of British Service training teams with the armed forces of non-NATO countries, 32 were serving in Scotland prior to taking up their appointments; seven of the 32 were serving in Moray and Nairn. The countries in which they are now serving are listed below:
From Scotland From Moray and Nairn Australia 4 1 Brunei 2 — Hong Kong 1 — Iran 3 — Kenya 3 3 Kuwait 7 2 Malaysia 3 — Oman 6 — Singapore 2 1 Union of Arab Emirates 1 — 32 7