§ 8. Mr. Wellbeloved
asked the Secretary of State for Defence to what extent an exchange officer scheme is operative between the United Kingdom and other NATO countries; and how many British service men, including other ranks, are on exchange service abroad.
§ Mr. Mason:
There are exchange officer schemes operative between the United Kingdom and the following NATO countries: Canada, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway and the United States. There are 415 British Service men currently on exchange service abroad, including 43 other ranks.